Today’s Events

MRVAC Programs

January 26, 7:00 pm: Fledgling Northern Saw-whet Owl Migration by Jennifer Vieth, Carpenter Nature Center

February 23, 7:00 pm: The Elegance of our Tallest Birds: Cranes, Herons & Egrets by by Stan Tekiela, NatureSmart

Upcoming Events

MVNWR Bird Watching Treks with Craig Mandel

Craig Mandel is a premier bird-watcher, and leads some of the best field trips around! Join Craig at various Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Units to see the summer birds. Birders of all skill levels are welcome on these walks. Bring along your binoculars, favorite field guide and dress appropriately for the weather.

  • Monday, July 9, 8:00 am, Wilkie Unit
  • Sunday, July 15, 9:00 am, Old Cedar Ave. Bridge
  • Monday, July 16, 8:00 am, Old Cedar Ave. Bridge
  • Monday, August 13, 8:00 am, Old Cedar Ave. Bridge
  • Sunday, August 19, 8:00 am, Wilkie Unit
  • Saturday, August 25, 9:00 am, Rapids Lake Visitor Cntr
  • Monday, August 27, 8:00 am, Old Cedar Ave. Bridge