Today’s Events

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

MRVAC Programs

May 21: Birds in Love by Steve Weston, MRVAC Vice President

June 4: Potluck Supper and Birding at Hyland Park Everyone Welcome!

  • ~ May 30, 2015. 8:30 am. Field Trip: Louisville Swamp MN Valley NWR
  • ~ May 30, 2015. 9:00 am. Family Outing: Burnsville Native Plant Market
  • ~ June 1, 2015. 7:00 am. Field Trip: Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve
  • ~ June 4, 2015. 5:00 pm. MRVAC Program: MRVAC Potluck & Birding
  • ~ June 6, 2015. 8:30 am. Field Trip: Rapids Lake Unit – MVNWR Ed. Center
  • ~ June 7, 2015. 7:00 am. Field Trip: Dakota County Prairie Birds
  • ~ June 13, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at Refuge: Black Dog Unit *
  • ~ June 14, 2015. 7:00 am. Field Trip: Cannon River Bottoms
  • ~ June 15, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at Refuge: Louisville Swamp Unit
  • ~ June 16, 2015. All Day Event. Family Outing: Young Birder Summer Day Camp, June 16-19

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