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 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 *
  • ~ June 14, 2015. 7:00 am. Field Trip: Cannon River Bottoms
  • ~ June 15, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek at Refuge: Louisville Swamp Unit
  • ~ June 16, 2015. All Day Event. Family Outing: Young Birder Summer Day Camp, June 16-19

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