Archive: The Cardinal Newsletter

April/May 2015

April Meeting: Up Close and Personal: A Microscopic Look at Contour Feathers With Mike Billington | May Meeting: No Free Lunch: The Ecological Impacts of Woody Biomass Harvesting With Dr. Michael Rentz | Spring & Summer Field Trips | Warbler Weekend Info | Hanging out at the Fish Market: A Galapagos Tale | Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom Dedication

February/March 2015

New Challenges Facing Minnesota’s Bats – February 12, 2015 General Meeting | Golden Eagles in Minnesota – March 2015 General Meeting | President’s Message | Saint Paul Audubon’s Spring Warbler Weekend | Thunder Birds: Nature’s Flying Predators by Jim Arnosky | The BIG River Journey

December 2014/January 2015

Birds of Cuba – December 11th | The Science and Compassion of Wildlife Medicine – January 8th | Chapter President’s Message | SPAS Annual Fund Drive | Project FeederWatch | Christmas Bird Count

October/November 2014

Oct 9th – Crex Meadows Wildlife Area History and Management by Kristi Pupak | November 13th – The Effects of Oil and Gas Development on Birds: From Behavior to Populations by Hannah Specht | Chapter President’s Message | SPAS ANNUAL FUND DRIVE | Christmas Bird Count December 20th

August/September 2014

September 11th General Meeting features Matthew Anderson, Executive Director, Audubon Minnesota | Calling all Chimney Swift enthusiasts | Chapter President’s Message | Summer Kids’ Bird Camp Wrap Up | Summer Field Trip September 10th | The new Merlin App | Scouting Birding Merit Badges

April/May 2014

Birds of a Feather by Laura Erickson | Northwest Minnesota through the Seasons with Bruce Flaig | 2014-15 Proposed Budget Highlights | Board and Officer Slate for 2014-15 | Field Trips | Saint Paul Audubon’s Spring Warbler Weekend | New Garden Chemicals Bad for Bees | Osprey Metro Watch | Once There was a Bird Sanctuary…

February/March 2014

The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area: 25 Years and Growing! | The Powerful Vision of Raptors | Annual Fund Drive Donors | St. Paul ‘North’ CBC Results | Field Trips Leaders are Needed | Saint Paul Audubon’s Spring Warbler Weekend | Book Review: A Natural History of Who Birds Are, Where They Came From, and How They Live

December 2013/January 2014

Rachel Carson and the Age of Environmentalism by William Souder (General Meeting 12/12/13) | Perils to Frogs and Wetlands by Dr. Judy Helgen (General Meeting 01/09/14) | St. Paul Chapter’s Annual Fund Drive | Christmas Bird Count – December 14th, 2013. (note: date is incorrect in printed Cardinal) | Call for SPAS Board Nominees

October/November 2013

October Member Meeting: ‘Bison on the Open Prairies’ by Jon Grinnell – October 10th | November Member Meeting: ‘Grasshopper Sparrows in Decline’ by Lisa Harn – November 14th | Education Committee Volunteers on the Big River Journey | BOOK REVIEW “The Birdman of Lauderdale” by Clay Christensen

August/September 2013

Member Meeting Agenda for 2013-14 | Audubon & the Art of Birds, Sept 12th by Don Luce | The Education Committee’s Summer Project: Como Bird Camp! | SPAS Conservation Committee: All About Saving Birds | On The Trail Again… | Local Resources