SPAS Board Meeting

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Topic: SPAS Board Meeting Time: Dec 6, 2021 04:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88642164387?pwd=bzRtZExBZk80Q2lKVStOTSthTjBDQT09

Speaker Series | “Ojibwe Bird Stories and Legends” by Charles Grolla

YouTube recording Ogimaagiizhig-Charles Grolla, a member of the Bois Forte band of Ojibwe, will present “Ojibwe Bird Stories and Legends.” His presentation, based on his book Ojibwe Bird Stories, will give an Ojibwe perspective on birds, based on a lifetime of stories and legends he acquired from his elder family and Ojibwe family members. Grolla will […]

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Audubon Christmas Bird Count

The nation's longest-running community science bird project fuels Audubon's work throughout the year. Saint Paul Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count will take place on Saturday, December 18, organized by Gregg Severson, who is also our CBC Compiler. Watch for complete information in the December-January issue of the Cardinal, coming soon. In the meantime, if you want to join […]

Speaker Series | Bird Monitoring Program in Belize

YouTube Archive of Presentation   Abidas Ash, bird biologist at the University of Belize, will give an update on their work at the migratory bird monitoring program, which she runs.  This project, “Improving Natural Resources Management in Belize through Bird Monitoring,” is supported with a grant from the Saint Paul Audubon Society.  Working with the Institute […]

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Speaker Series | Birds of Ecuador

<< Video >> February 10, 7:00 p.m.: “Birding in Ecuador,” with birders and photographers Thomas Amble and Terry Scheller. Tom and Terry have had the great fortune to go birding in Ecuador three times, most recently this past October 2021. They will talk about the birds seen in the various biomes and about the different adventures […]

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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 […]