Archive: The Cardinal Newsletter

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

August/September 2011

Join Tara Harris, Director of Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, on Thursday, September 8th for her presentation on Namibia’s critically endangered black rhino and the vulnerable Hartmann’s mountain zebra | Audubon Minnesota’s third Annual Chimney Swift Sit | A Note from Our New President | Monthly Morning Walks | Spoonbilled Sandpiper in Danger

June/July 2011

Summer Butterfly Census | SPAS “Go Paperless” Campaign | Annual Fund Donors | Conversation News

April/May 2011

“Minnesota State Parks” with Chris Niskanen (April 2011) | “Birds in Flight” by Carrol Henderson (May 2011) | Audubon Volunteers | 2011-2012 Nominating Committee Slate | 2011-2012 Proposed Budget | Spring Outings | Urban Bird Festival | Book Review: The Crossley ID Guide