Today’s Events

MRVAC Programs

January 26, 7:00 pm: Fledgling Northern Saw-whet Owl Migration by Jennifer Vieth, Carpenter Nature Center

February 23, 7:00 pm: The Elegance of our Tallest Birds: Cranes, Herons & Egrets by by Stan Tekiela, NatureSmart

Upcoming Events

Goshawks & Other Boreal Birds

By Maya Hamady, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Location: Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Visitor Center

Thursday, March 24, 2011

7:00 pm: Socialize with coffee and cookies

7:30 pm: A brief MRVAC business meeting followed by the featured speaker

Given the biology of northern goshawk and boreal birds, what must we consider to sustain them in our Minnesota Forest? Northern Goshawk and other boreal birds are species of greatest conservation need in Minnesota; this presentation will review their ecology and distribution, and offer forest management strategies to sustain their populations in Minnesota.

Photo Credit: Carol Henderson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.