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 7, 2015. 6:00 am. Road Trip: Southeastern Minnesota Birding Days: May 7-8
  • ~ May 9, 2015. All Day Event. Field Trip: Wood Lake Nature Center Birdathon: May 9
  • ~ May 9, 2015. 7:30 am. Road Trip: Hok-Si-La Warbler Watching
  • ~ May 10, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at Refuge: Louisville Swamp Unit
  • ~ May 11, 2015. 7:00 am. Field Trip: Carver Park Reserve
  • ~ May 16, 2015. 8:30 am. Field Trip: Ritter Farm Park
  • ~ May 16, 2015. 9:00 am. Family Outing: Bird Banding Programs at Carver Park Reserve
  • ~ May 25, 2015. 6:00 am. Road Trip: Maplewood State Park, June 25-26
  • ~ 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 *

Southwestern Minnesota Birds

Wed-Saturday, March 28-31, 2012, 6:00 pm

Please contact Craig Mandel to register: 952-546-3407

$35/non-MRVAC members; $25/MRVAC members

Join us on a trip to Southwestern Minnesota. We will begin the trip in the City of Slayton and check a couple nearby WMA’s that evening. During the rest of the trip, we will check for waterfowl and early spring migrants in Murray and Cottonwood counties. Some of the other areas we may check are Lake Sarah, Lake Shetek State Park and Lake Shetek and Talcot Lake WMA.

With luck we will observe over 20 species of waterfowl, including Greater White-fronted, Ross’s, Cackling and lots of Canada Geese.