Today’s Events

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

MRVAC Programs

No MRVAC events. See you in September!

  • ~ July 3, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bass Ponds Bird Watching
  • ~ July 9, 2016. 8:30 am. Family Outing: Louisville Swamp Unit, Shakopee
  • ~ July 21, 2016. 6:00 am. Road Trip: Central Minnesota Birding Days, July 21-22
  • ~ July 24, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bass Ponds Bird Watching
  • ~ July 29, 2016. All Day Event. Road Trip: Audubon Center of the North Woods Volunteer Work Weekend: July 29-31
  • ~ August 6, 2016. 8:30 am. Field Trip: Rapids Lake Bird Trek
  • ~ August 8, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bass Ponds Bird Watching
  • ~ August 11, 2016. 6:00 am. Road Trip: Central Minnesota Birding Days, August 11-12
  • ~ August 20, 2016. 9:00 am. Road Trip: Hummingbird Hurrah: Henderson, MN
  • ~ August 21, 2016. All Day Event. Field Trip: Cannon River Bottoms
  • ~ August 29, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bloomington Ferry Bird Trek

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