Archive: The Cardinal Newsletter

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!

October/November 2012

Join us Thursday, Oct 11th for Bees: What do They do for Us, and What Can We do for Them? With Elaine Evans, Entomologist, University of Minnesota, October 11, 2012 | Recent Changes in Minnesota Bird Life with Bob Janssen, ‘The Birdman of Minnesota’, Nov 8, 2012 | Audubon Minnesota’s Annual Bird Conservation Celebration, October 20th | The Christmas Bird Count is coming… And this year its FREE! | BOOK REVIEW: Hawk Ridge: Minnesota’s Birds of Prey

August/September 2012

Join us September 13th for our member Meeting featuring Michelle LaRue from the University of Minnesota. Michelle will be presenting a on Emperor Penguins and Antarctica. | A Summer Adventure Off the Rocky Coast of Maine | Emperor Penguins | NABA Butterfly Count | The Sparrows of Fall | Chimney Swift Site

June/July 2012

Summer Butterfly Census | Val Cunningham Receives Award | Five Reasons Why Clean Renewable Energy is Needed | Volunteer at our 9TH Birding Camp! | Rachel Lilly Preserve | Biking & Birding, Elm Creek Park Reserve | Summer Nesters | Long Lake Prairie in Bloom

April/May 2012

Dragonflies: Masters of Water and Air – April 12, 2012 | What you Haven’t Heard about Lyme Disease – May 8, 2012 | St. Paul Audubon’s Annual Meeting: May 10 | 2012-2013 Proposed Budget | 2012 Spring Field Trips and Events including Warbler Weekend | Native Plant Expo and Market | Annual Fund Drive Donors | Living Green Expo

February/March 2012

Conservation in Galapagos: With Julia Ponder, D.V.M., Executive Director, The Raptor Center (February 2012) | Uncommon Facts about Common birds: With Stan Tekiela, Naturalist, Wildlife photographer and Writer (March 2012) | The National Audubon Society Strategic Plan | SPAS Speakers’ Bureau | Spring Warbler Weekend | Christmas Bird Count Results | Spring Sandhill Crane Festivities | Annual Fund Drive Reminder | Book Review: Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle

December 2011/January 2012

Birding Areas of the Falkland Islands, with Michael Prokosch, retired research chemist, 3M – December 8, 2011 | Wild Turkeys in the Twin Cities, with Karl Tinsley, U of Minnesota, Conservation Biology Program, PhD Candidate – January 12, 2012 | Forming a New SPAS Speakers’ Bureau | 2011 Annual Fund Drive | Annual MOU Paper Session – Saturday, December 3 | St. Paul Christmas Bird Count – Saturday, December 17 | Great Backyard Bird Count – February 17-20, 2012 | Autumn Reports – Chimney Swift counts and Prairie reclamation | Book Review – 12 Owls by Laura Erickson

October/November 2011

Are Minnesota Moose Another Victim of Climate Change?, With Mark S. Lenarz, Research Biologist, Minnesota DNR – October 13, 2011 | Purple Martins in Minnesota: bring back our backyard Friends, With Kelly Applegate, Wildlife Biologist and Director, Purple Martin Working Group – November 10, 2011 | The Great Audubon “Fall Classic” Get-together – Saturday, November 12 | Hawks in the Galapagos – Friday, October 21 | Help Restore Two Sites – October 8 and 15