Today’s Events

  • ~ May 2, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Lebanon Hills Birding
  • ~ May 2, 2016. 6:30 pm. Workshop: Beginning Birding Class
  • ~ May 7, 2016. 7:30 am. Field Trip: Hok-Si-La Warbler Watching
  • ~ May 7, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: MN Valley Nat’l Wildlife Refuge Birding: Bloomington Visitor Center
  • ~ May 9, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: MN Valley Nat’l Wildlife Refuge Birding: Rapids Lake
  • ~ May 10, 2016. 7:00 am. Field Trip: Carver Park Reserve
  • ~ May 14, 2016. 8:30 am. Field Trip: Louisville Swamp MN Valley NWR
  • ~ May 14, 2016. 9:00 am. Family Outing: Grandparent/Grandchild Birdathon
  • ~ May 15, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: MN Valley Nat’l Wildlife Refuge Birding: Bloomington Visitor Center
  • ~ May 16, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: MN Valley Nat’l Wildlife Refuge Birding: Bass Ponds
  • ~ May 19, 2016. All Day Event. Road Trip: Western Minnesota Birding Days, May 19-20
  • ~ May 22, 2016. 8:30 am. Field Trip: Ritter Farm Park
  • ~ May 26, 2016. 7:00 pm. MRVAC Program: The B.S. of Bites and Stings: How Invertebrates Love Us
  • ~ June 5, 2016. All Day Event. Field Trip: Dakota County Prairie Birds
  • ~ June 5, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: MN Valley Nat’l Wildlife Refuge Birding: Bloomington Visitor Center
  • ~ June 6, 2016. 7:00 am. Field Trip: Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

Connecting to Nature through Poetry – MVNWR

Date: Saturday, April 7

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Place: Bloomington Visitor Center

Poetry interprets our world by painting pictures with words. Just as a good story draws you in, poetry provides emotional connections that enhance experiences. The processes of reading, writing, and reciting poetry provide opportunities to create images through the selection and structure of words. Immerse yourself in some great poetry and creatively connect with the natural world. The Minnesota Valley Resource Center is a one-stop source for inspiration, reference, and entertainment for families, educators, literature, and nature lovers.