Today’s Events

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

MRVAC Programs

September 24: If You Were a Marbled Godwit, Where Would You Be? by Bridget Olson, Deputy Refuge Manager, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

  • ~ July 6, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek: Rapids Lake Unit
  • ~ July 10, 2015. All Day Event. Family Outing: BioBlitz in Glenwood, MN: July 10-11
  • ~ July 11, 2015. 8:30 am. Field Trip: Louisville Swamp Unit, Shakopee
  • ~ July 16, 2015. 6:00 am. Road Trip: Myre Big Island State Park: July 16-17
  • ~ July 19, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Nesting Birds of the MVNWR
  • ~ July 20, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek: Rapids Lake Unit
  • ~ August 1, 2015. 8:30 am. Field Trip: Rapids Lake Education Center, MVNWR, Carver
  • ~ August 6, 2015. 6:00 am. Road Trip: Crow Wing State Park: August 6-7
  • ~ August 15, 2015. All Day Event. Family Outing: Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah Celebration: Saturday, August 15th
  • ~ August 22, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek: Rapids Lake Unit
  • ~ August 23, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Cannon River Bottoms
  • ~ August 24, 2015. 8:00 am. Field Trip: Bird Watching Trek: Bloomington Ferry Unit
  • ~ September 24, 2015. 7:00 pm. MRVAC Program: If You Were a Marbled Godwit, Where Would You Be?

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