Today’s Events

MRVAC Programs

January 22: Getting to Know Woodcocks by Greg Hoch, Minnesota DNR

February 26: Remarkable Woodpeckers by Stan Tekiela, author, speaker & photographer

  • ~ December 27, 2014. All Day Event. Family Outing: Winter Family Escape 2014
  • ~ December 31, 2014. 6:00 pm. Family Outing: New Year’s Eve at the Lake
  • ~ January 10, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at the Wilkie Unit
  • ~ January 19, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at the Wilkie Unit
  • ~ January 22, 2015. 6:30 pm. Meeting: MRVAC Fundraising Ideas Meeting
  • ~ February 2, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at the Wilkie Unit

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