Today’s Events

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

MRVAC Programs

September 22, 7:00 pm: Social Learning, Signaling and Deception in Blue Jays by Virginia Heinen, University of Minnesota

September 22, 7:00 pm: Birds' Nests: HOW do they DO that? by Clay Christensen, Birdman of Lauderdale

Upcoming Events

  • ~ September 30, 2016. All Day Event. Road Trip: Women’s Superior Hiking Trail Weekend: Sept 30 – Oct 2
  • ~ October 2, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bass Ponds Bird Walk
  • ~ October 4, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Rapids Lake Bird Walk
  • ~ October 6, 2016. All Day Event. Road Trip: Central Minnesota Birding Days: October 6-7
  • ~ October 8, 2016. All Day Event. Family Outing: MVNWR 40th Anniversary!
  • ~ October 10, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bass Ponds Bird Walk
  • ~ October 13, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Hyland Park, Bloomington
  • ~ October 15, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Rapids Lake Bird Walk
  • ~ October 27, 2016. 7:00 pm. MRVAC Program: Birds' Nests: HOW do they DO that?
  • ~ October 28, 2016. All Day Event. Field Trip: Wright County Birding Day (Part 2)
  • ~ October 29, 2016. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bass Ponds Bird Walk
  • ~ November 17, 2016. 7:00 pm. MRVAC Program: 2016 Holiday Auction

Paddle with Ranger Judy - Color Cruise

Join Ranger Judy for a paddle-with-a-view on the Minnesota River. On these guided excursions we’ll explore the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge from the water and discover some of the best wildlife habitat and scenery around! Provide your own canoe or kayak, equipment, and PFD. Basic paddling skills are required.

To register contact Judy Geck at 952-858-0731 or Judy_Geck@fws.gov.

Saturday, September 22, 12 pm-4 pm
Put in at Thompson Ferry, Jordan. Take out at Riverside Park, Carver.

Saturday, September 22, 12 pm-4 pm
Put in at Sorenson Landing, Bloomington. Take out at Picnic Island, Fort Snelling State Park.

Photo Attribution: Je at uwo [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC-BY-SA-2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons