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

2011 Kids Birdwatching Fair, May 7

By Ron Windingstad, Audubon Minnesota

2011 Kids Birdwatching FairAudubon Minnesota and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host the third Kids’ Birdwatching Fair from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on May 7th at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Rapids Lake Unit, south of Carver. The free event celebrates International Migratory Bird Day by educating children on the basics of bird watching and conservation.

The event is for children aged 12 and younger and their friends and families. Children will participate in bird banding demonstrations, learn about wild bird identification, how to feed birds, and the use of field identification guides and binoculars. All attendees will be eligible for drawings for prizes. No reservations are needed for this free event.

For more details, visit the event information page at Audubon Minnesota.