Today’s Events

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

MRVAC Programs

March 26: Birds of Texas from Laura’s Big Year by Laura Erickson, author & speaker

April 23: Non-Feathered Reptiles of Minnesota by John Moriarty, Senior Manager of Wildlife, Three Rivers Park District

  • ~ March 6, 2015. All Day Event. Road Trip: Festival of Owls: Houston, MN, March 6-8
  • ~ March 7, 2015. All Day Event. Workshop: Aldo Leopold Weekend, March 7-8
  • ~ March 7, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
  • ~ March 8, 2015. All Day Event. Workshop: Aldo Leopold Weekend, March 7-8
  • ~ March 8, 2015. 10:00 am. Workshop: Planting for Pollinators
  • ~ March 14, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
  • ~ March 21, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
  • ~ March 21, 2015. 9:00 am. Family Outing: Bird Banding Programs at Carver Park Reserve
  • ~ March 21, 2015. 10:00 am. Family Outing: Annual Maple Syrup Day, Audubon Center of the North Woods
  • ~ March 23, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
  • ~ March 24, 2015. 4:30 pm. Field Trip: Tuesday Tour: Squish! at the Wilkie Unit
  • ~ March 26, 2015. 7:00 am. Family Outing: Southwestern Minnesota Birding Days, March 26-27
  • ~ March 30, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
  • ~ April 2, 2015. All Day Event. Field Trip: Ramsey County Birding Day
  • ~ April 5, 2015. 3:00 pm. Family Outing: Call of the Wild Film Fest at the Refuge

Sky Dance of the American Woodcock - MVNWR

Come along on a journey to observe American Woodcock’s unforgettable aerial displays as twilight takes hold of the refuge.

Space is very limited. Reservations are required – please call 952-858-0715. No cameras or flashlights are allowed during this program. Please have sturdy footwear and wear dark, quiet clothing to avoid disturbing the birds.

For more specific information, visit the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge event page: http://www.fws.gov/midwest/minnesotavalley/calendar.html.

  • Cliff Fen Trailhead, Friday, April 20, 7:45 pm to dark
  • Cliff Fen Trailhead, Tuesday, April 24, 7:45 pm
  • Rapids Lake Wednesday, April 25, 8:00 pm
  • Rapids Lake Friday, April 27, at 8:00 pm
  • Cliff Fen Trailhead, Tuesday, May 1, 8:00 pm
  • Cliff Fen Trailhead, Thursday, May 3, 8:00 pm
  • Cliff Fen Trailhead, Friday, May 5, 8:00 pm