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KARE11 | Lawmakers asked to help with Pig’s Eye cleanup

It’s known as Pig’s Eye Regional Park, covering 1,300 acres southeast of downtown St. Paul, including Pig’s Eye Lake and adjacent land. But it’s never been fully developed because of the toxic chemicals that were dumped there for decades, between the 1920s and 1970s.

Star Tribune | St. Paul City Council asks state to help clean up Pig’s Eye Lake

The St. Paul City Council is asking the state for funds from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the state’s $7 billion budget surplus to help clean up years of pollution near the underutilized Pig’s Eye Lake.

January Speaker Series | Bird Monitoring Program in Belize

Abidas Ash, bird biologist and lead bird bander for the program in Belize, will talk about the current MoSI (Monitoring of Overwintering Survival of Neotropical Migrants) program and how they […]

Dec 2021 Cardinal Newsletter

Saint Paul Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count will take place on Saturday, December 18, 2021. This year’s count
will be modified to conform to guidelines set by the National Audubon Society for conducting a COVID-19 safe and socially-distanced count.

December Speaker Series | Charles Grolla presents “Ojibwe Bird Stories and Legends.”

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 […]

Bird-Friendly Buildings

Research indicates that up to 1 billion birds may be killed per year in the U.S. alone due to window collisions. Birds hit buildings at all hours during the day and night. […]

Sandhill Cranes by Patrick McInnis

The Cranes at Crex trip brings surprises this year

Saint Paul Audubon’s annual field trip to see the Sandhill Cranes at Crex Meadows took a few unexpected turns this year.

Pig’s Eye Regional Park Report

The following report was created by Jarita Chen, a Macalester College student, supported by the college’s Chuck Green Fellowship. She spent hours afield with Kiki Sonnen, Tom Dimond, Kathy Sidles […]

Sandhill Cranes in Crex Meadows SWA

Since historic times, Greater Sandhill Cranes have congregated by the thousands every autumn evening in the marshes and ponds now called Crex Meadows, located on the north side of Grantsburg, WI.