Today’s Events

No events today, but take a look below to see what's coming up.

MRVAC Programs

September 25: Red-headed Woodpecker: Past, present & future by Chet Meyers.

October 23: Birder Murder . . . Revealed! by Jan Dunlap.

  • ~ September 25, 2014. 7:00 pm. MRVAC Program: Red-headed Woodpeckers: Past, present and future
  • ~ October 7, 2014. 6:30 pm. Meeting: Environmental Action Committee (EAC)
  • ~ October 23, 2014. 7:00 pm. MRVAC Program: Birder Murder . . . Revealed!
  • ~ November 4, 2014. 6:30 pm. Meeting: Environmental Action Committee (EAC)
  • ~ December 2, 2014. 6:30 pm. Meeting: Environmental Action Committee (EAC)

Bird Watching for Beginners – Rapids Lake Unit

Rapids Lake Education and Visitor Center, 15865 Carver Highlands Dr., Carver.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 9:00 – 10:30 am

Craig Mandel – 952-546-3407

Bird Watching is a hobby enjoyed by millions of Americans and you can learn how to enjoy it as well from a professional birder. You will learn how to find birds in their different habitats and will learn how to use a field guide and look for identifying features of birds such as eye rings, wing bars, and other distinctive markings. Spring is an exciting time to study birds, with a chance to study waterfowl, raptors, warblers and sparrows, all in one season.

Dress for the weather, as we will be outside, and bring along your binoculars. There will be extra binoculars to loan if you don’t have any.