Events in July 2014

  • July 1, 2014

    Category: MeetingEnvironmental Action Committee (EAC)

    Please call Lois Norrgard (952-881-7282) in advance to verify meeting time and place.

  • July 2, 2014

    All Day Event

    Category: Family OutingSplit Rock Creek State Park -

    Wednesday - Friday, July 16 - 18, 6:00 pm

    Craig Mandel – (952) 240-7647

    $35/non-MRVAC members; $25/MRVAC members Join us on a trip to Split Rock Creek State Park were we will begin the trip with some evening birding in and around the park and then, over the next two days, explore portions of Rock and Pipestone counties. We'll be searching for birds that nest in the area and maybe some early migrants.

  • July 7, 2014

    Category: Field TripOld Cedar Avenue Bridge

    Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
    9500 Old Cedar Avenue
    Bloomington, MN 55425

    To register, contact Craig Mandel: (952) 240-7647

    We will search for waterfowl, flycatchers, warblers, sparrows and other song birds. Birders of all skill levels are welcome on these walks. Bring along your binoculars, favorite field guide and dress appropriately for the weather.

  • July 10, 2014

    Category: Field TripOld Cedar Avenue Bridge

    Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
    9500 Old Cedar Avenue
    Bloomington, MN 55425

    George Skinner & Anne Hanley - 952-936-0811. No RSVP necessary

    We will search for waterfowl, flycatchers, warblers, sparrows and other song birds. Birders of all skill levels are welcome on these walks. Bring along your binoculars, favorite field guide and dress appropriately for the weather.

  • July 12, 2014

    Category: Field TripLouisville Swamp Unit, Shakopee

    Louisville Swamp Trailhead
    3801 145th Street West
    Shakopee, MN 55315

    George Skinner & Anne Hanley – (952) 936-0811

    We’ll look for resident birds in this oak savannah and riparian habitat near the Renaissance Festival Grounds, just off Highway 169, south of Shakopee on 145th St. Plan on walking 2-3 miles; bring a snack and water. Long sleeves, long pants and a hat are recommended as it can be buggy. We’ll have a scope and some extra binoculars. We should be back to the cars around noon.

  • July 16, 2014

    Category: Road TripSplit Rock Creek State Park - July 16-18

    To register, please contact Craig Mandel – (952) 240-7647

    $35/non-MRVAC members; $25/MRVAC members

    Join us on a trip to Split Rock Creek State Park were we will begin the trip with some evening birding in and around the park and then, over the next two days, explore portions of Rock and Pipestone counties. We'll be searching for birds that nest in the area and maybe some early migrants.

  • July 21, 2014

    Category: Field TripOld Cedar Avenue Bridge

    9500 Old Cedar Avenue
    Bloomington, MN 55425

    To register, contact Craig Mandel: (952) 240-7647

    We will search for waterfowl, flycatchers, warblers, sparrows and other song birds. Birders of all skill levels are welcome on these walks. Bring along your binoculars, favorite field guide and dress appropriately for the weather.