Birding Summer Style – #2 Silverwood Park

Silverwood Regional Park, St Anthony, MN 2500 County Road E, St. Anthony, MN

This is the second of three great Birding Summer Style trips offered at a variety of days and times. Why? Summer birding is more relaxed and presents possibilities for observing different behaviors once birds are settled on family territories. Birders have opportunities for lingering identifications with group interaction at a summer-time relaxed pace. The slower […]

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Annual Butterfly Count

Arden Hills Army Training Site 4761 Hamline Avenue North, Arden Hills, MN

Butterfly Count Announcement: Saturday, July 9, 2022 Our annual Butterfly Census will again take place on the first Saturday after July 4. We hope you will join us on Saturday, July 9 for this great citizen science project. The count will again take place at the Arden Hills Army Training Site (AHATS) from 9:45 am […]

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Prairie Tuesday (PT) Summer Walks – #2 Mid-Summer Blooming Prairie

Rachel Lilly Preserve 680 MN-62, Mendota Heights, MN

This is the second of three prairie Tuesday evening walks to highlight numerous bird-native plant interactions. All are easy walks unless noted. Bring your binoculars, a 10-power magnifier (or borrow one from Chase) and consider a camera and bug repellent. Wear closed-toe shoes with socks above the ankle. Usually no toilet facilities on site. No […]

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Birds and Trees

Langton Lake Park - West Parking Lot 1950 County Rd. C2 W, Roseville

Langton Lake Park, 1950 County Rd. C2 W, Roseville, MN  55113 Join us for a stroll at Langton Lake Park to observe and identify birds and trees, and consider their interactions. DIRECTIONS    Meet at the parking lot on County Road C2 at the west side of the lake. INFORMATION    Bring binoculars, bird guide, tree guide […]

Bird & Bike the Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park

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

4191 Snail Lake Blvd., Shoreview, MN 55126 We are reviving birding by bicycle! Discover the fun of birding from a bicycle on more than 5 miles of mostly level, paved, multi-use trails that connect four lakes in Shoreview: Grass, Snail, Sucker, and Vadnais, all of which are prime birding locations for Ramsey County (top 10 […]

Birding Summer Style – #3 Bass Ponds on the Minnesota River

Bass Ponds 2325 E 86th St, Bloomington, MN

This is the last of three great Birding Summer Style trips offered at a variety of days and times. Why? Summer birding is more relaxed and presents possibilities for observing different behaviors once birds are settled on family territories. Birders have opportunities for lingering identifications with group interaction at a summer-time relaxed pace. The slower […]

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Prairie Tuesday (PT) Summer Walks – #3 Late Summer Blooming Prairie

Valley View Park 5575 Ozark Ave N, Oak Park Heights, MN

This is the third of three Prairie Tuesday evening walks to highlight numerous bird-native plant interactions. All are easy walks unless noted. Bring your binoculars, a 10-power magnifier (or borrow one from Chase) and consider a camera and bug repellent. Wear closed-toe shoes with socks above the ankle. Usually no toilet facilities on site. No […]

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Carpenter Nature Center – Wisconsin Campus

Carpenter Nature Center - Wisconsin Campus 279 S. Cove Rd., Hudson, WI

279 S. Cove Rd., Hudson, WI 54016 Sunday, August 14, 8:30 - 11:00 AM We are birding at the newly expanded Wisconsin Campus of the Carpenter Nature Center. The expansion includes a visitor center, paved and mowed trails, and remote teaching areas. CNC staff will provide a brief introduction prior to our group exploring the […]

Fall Migrants and Grassland Goldenrod at Battle Creek Park East

Battle Creek Park - South Battle Creek Parking Lot 2301 Lower Afton Rd, Saint Paul, MN

2301 Lower Afton Rd., Maplewood, MN 55119 Saturday, September 10, 9:00 – 11:00 AM We’ll bird the western edge of the grassland where we hope to hear and see migrating fall warblers, sparrows and hawks, along with the early fall colors of the grassland. This area is  being considered for preservation. DIRECTIONS    From McKnight Rd […]