SPAS Board Meeting | January 2021

Virtual - Online MN
Virtual Event

Fellow Board Members: The Board will meet on Monday, January 11 at 6:00 pm because that is when almost everyone will be able to attend. I will ask Ben to send everyone a Zoom call invitation. The purpose of the meeting is to decide on Society priorities for 2021. Please note I have listed several […]

Monthly Speaker Series | 01/2021

Virtual - Online MN
Virtual Event

January 14: Dr. Sarah Hobbie, Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Dept of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior. Her research addresses the influence of changes in atmospheric composition, climate, land use, and plant species composition on communities and ecosystems, and the effects of urbanization on biodiversity and water quality. In this talk, Dr. Hobbie will describe […]

FREE

Monthly Speaker Series | 02/2021

Virtual - Online MN
Virtual Event

Minnesota Master Naturalist Phil Hartley will use photos to show us 20 or so locations along the North Shore that are not actually hidden, but better known and used by locals than tourists.

FREE

Monthly Speaker Series | 03/2021

Virtual - Online MN
Virtual Event

Restoring Prairie and Savanna Habitat in Western Wisconsin Marcie and Mike O’Connor will present “Prairie Haven – Prairie and Savanna Restoration on an Old Wisconsin Farm. The O’Connors bought the farm in 2000 and decided to restore the land back to the way it was before it was farmed. Marcie will talk about the restoration […]

Free

Monthly Speaker Series | 04/2021

Virtual - Online MN
Virtual Event

Rob Schultz, Vice President and Executive Director for Audubon Minnesota and the Upper Mississippi River region of the National Audubon Society. Rob will talk about the history of Minnesota Audubon and plans for the future.

Free

Modified Warbler Weekend May 8-10

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

Warbler Weekend will take place this year, with the following Covid-19 precautionary modifications. Independent birding will be allowed in groups of 6 or fewer, with safety measures in place and without guides. The Hok-Si-La Park Dining Hall will be used to provide bird lists, maps, and return instructions, and all information will be set out on socially distanced tables.

Tuesday Morning Bird Walks: Snail Lake Regional Park

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

TUESDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS All Tuesday Walks are from 7:00 to 9:00 am unless noted. All are easy unless noted. No registration needed. Meet at the sites. Bring water, insect repellant and field guide. Contact Leaders only if you need additional information.   Snail Lake Regional Park,  4191 Snail Lake Blvd, Shoreview, MN  55126 Wetlands […]