Please join us for a guided bird walk, a pot-luck picnic, and a great presentation. This event is open to anyone – members, friends, prospective members and fans of Red-headed Woodpeckers.
5:30: Short guided bird walk
- Bring your binoculars – some loaner pairs will be available and there should be a few spotting scopes there as well.
6:15: Annual pot-luck dinner
- Please bring some food to share and your own plate, utensils and glass or cup as we are aiming for a waste-free evening.
- MRVAC will supply drinks and cake.
7:00: Red-headed Woodpecker presentation
- Elena Wood is the lead scientist at the Red-headed Woodpecker study at Cedar Creek, which is looking at nesting and migration of the woodpeckers.
Thursday, June 28
Where: Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 3815 American Blvd E, Bloomington. Take Hwy 494 to 34th Ave. Go south to American Blvd; turn left and go 2 blocks. Center will be on your right. Enter through the door at the middle of the building.
Public Transit: Accessible by METRO Blue line (Hiawatha light rail). The Visitor Center is a couple of blocks east of the American Boulevard stop.