Speaker Series | Saving Our Rare Native Plants

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March 10, 7:00 p.m.: “How a Botanic Garden (and You) Can Contribute to Saving Our Rare Native Plants,” with botanist David Remucal, Ph.D. Many people think of botanic gardens as only a place to look at pretty plants or a place to get ideas for home gardens.  Some people are also aware that “botanical research” happens […]

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Speaker Series | Belwin, Bison, and Birds

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Lynette Anderson, the Interpretive Naturalist and Restoration Assistant at Belwin Conservancy, will present “Belwin, Bison, and Birds.” Lynette grew up on a farm in southern WI, which fed her love of the natural world at an early age. She attended UW Stevens Point and graduated with a degree in Resource Management and Environmental Education. In […]

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Nerstrand Big Woods’ Birds and Blooms – Big Woods State Park

Big Woods State Park 9700 170th St. E, Nerstrand, MN

9700 170th St E, Nerstrand, MN 55053 Saturday, April 23, 8:30 AM-12:00 PM Our annual walk comes when bright spring flowers carpet bluff-side woodlands, and resident and migrant birds fly and chatter overhead. Come and we’ll see what has popped into bloom or is feeding or flying above us along our walk down to Prairie […]

Warblers and Waterfowl Along the Minnesota River – Old Cedar Ave. Bridge

Old Cedar Avenue Bridge 9500 Old Cedar Avenue S, Bloomington, MN

9500 Old Cedar Ave S., Bloomington, MN  55425 One of the very best birding locales in the state; and so close to St. Paul! We’ll check the area between Old Cedar Avenue and the Bass Ponds.  The Minnesota River flyway makes this a great spot for migrating passerines and waterfowl. DIRECTIONS     Go south from I-494 […]

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Tuesday Morning Bird Walk – Crosby Farm Regional Park

Crosby Farm Regional Park 2595 Crosby Farm Rd., St. Paul, MN

All Tuesday Walks are from 7:00 to 9:00 am and are rated easy unless noted. No registration is needed. Meet at the sites. Bring water, insect repellant and field guide. Contact Leaders only if you need additional information.   May 3: Crosby Farm Regional Park, 2595 Crosby Farm Rd, St. Paul, MN 55116 Early warblers […]

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Warbler Weekend 2022

Hok-Si-La Park, Lake City, MN 2500 U.S. Hwy 61, Lake City

Registration is now closed. Here are the details to date for Warbler Weekend 2022. Registration: Registration for the weekend and reservations for all meals, including requests for gluten-free or vegetarian meals, are required in advance. Watch for further instructions. The registration deadline is April 25. Accommodations: Birders staying overnight need to make their own reservations. […]

Tuesday Morning Bird Walks: Snail Lake Regional Park

Snail Lake Regional Park, Shoreview, MN 4191 Snail Lake Blvd., Shoreview, MN

Tuesday Morning Bird Walks: Snail Lake Regional Park All Tuesday Walks are from 7:00 to 9:00 am unless noted. All are easy unless noted. No registration is needed. Meet at the sites. Bring water, insect repellant and a field guide. Contact Leaders only if you need additional information. WHERE: Snail Lake Regional Park,  4191 Snail […]

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Woodcock Sky Dance – Rush City Area

Rush City Cty Rd 361, Rush City, MN

Woodcock Sky Dance Rush City Area Tuesday, May 10, 8:15 PM – 9:30 pm on site Bad Weather Backup Wednesday, May 11, 8:00-9:30 PM The American Woodcock song and sky dance are more than remarkably entertaining. American Woodcock both breed and migrate through this peaceful, prime habitat in the St. Croix River Valley. It is […]

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Speaker Series | Dr. Catherine Early @ Bird brain evolution

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May 12, “Dinornis, Dodos, and Ducks: A Bird’s-Eye View of Brain Evolution,” with Catherine M. Early, Ph.D. Birds are an incredibly diverse group of animals. And new research has shown that they are more intelligent than we ever imagined possible! But how did the diversity of behaviors and intelligence in birds evolve? Join Dr. Early […]

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Pigs Eye Park Spring Migrants

Pigs Eye Regional Park - North Unit 2165 Pigs Eye Lake Road, St. Paul, MN

2165 Pigs Eye Lake Rd, St. Paul Saturday, May 14, 7:00 – 9:00 AM Join us for spring migrant birding in the forested edge of Pigs Eye Regional Park—North Unit. After the field trip, there will be an opportunity to visit with members of the Pigs Eye Park Friends, learn about reclamation and advocacy activities, […]

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