Archive: The Cardinal Newsletter

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

June/July 2013

Saint Paul Audubon’s Butterfly Count | Great Blue Heron Chick Hatches on Live Cornell Cam | Solar-powered bird bath instructions | Online Guide to North American Birds | Field Trips & Other Chapter Happenings

April/May 2013

A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts with Sue Leaf – April 11th | Monarch Butterflies: Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? with Grant Bowers – May 9th | Saint Paul Audubon Presents this Slate of Candidates for 2013/14 | 2013-2014 Proposed Budget Highlights | SPAS Spring Warbler Weekend | Tuesday Mornings in May & June are for Early Birders! | Spring Field Trips | Book Review: The Atlas of Birds: Diversity, Behavior, and Conservation by Mike Unwin | Audubon’s newest Citizen Science program, “Hummingbirds at Home”

February/March 2013

Midwest Peregrine Falcon Restoration with Amber Burnette – Feb 14, 2013 | The Breeding Bird Atlas Project: The Biggest Bird Survey in Minnesota History! with Bonnie Sample – Mar 14, 2013 | SPAS Nominating Committee Announces 2013-2014 Officers and Board Openings | Minnesota Young Birder Club | Wildlife Tour Opportunity | Nebraska Rivers and Wildlife Celebration | 2013 Surveyors Needed | Saint Paul Audubon’s Spring Warbler Weekend | Birds Triumph Over the Cold and more ….

December 2012/January 2013

In Defense of Crows with Clay Christiansen – December 13th General Meeting | “Today’s Office” with Sharon Stitler – January 10th General Meeting | 2012 Christmas Bird Count is Coming December 15th | SPAS Annual Fund Drive | SPAS Nominating Committee announces 2013-2014 Board | Kestrel Nesting Sites | The Fledging Birders’ Institute | Book Review: Adventures with Hip Hop Parrots, Cantankerous Cassowaries, Crabby Crows, Peripatetic Pigeons, Hens, Hawks, and Hummingbirds | The GBBC is Going Global!