Events

It’s the Bird-a-thon weekend — Aug. 27-28

Heads up! (That way you can see the fall migrants better, eh?) This is a reminder that the 2022 Minnesota River Valley Audubon Chapter Birding Weekend is Aug. 27-28. Visit your favorite birding spots…

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Yay! It’s time for the Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah

If you like hummingbirds – and who doesn't – you’ll have a blast at the Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah Aug. 20. That’s this Saturday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., rain or shine. Speakers will be Al Batt,…

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Partial recording for June program: Fishers in Minnesota

Here's a link to the recording of most of Michael Joyce's presentation on fishers in Minnesota.  Michael is  a wildlife ecologist at the Natural Resources Research Institute at the University of…

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Recording of March 24 Program – Bird Song: Ten Lessons in Listening

The recording of the March MRVAC program from well-known author and ornithologist Donald Kroodsma is now available at the link below.  Kroodsma  one of the world’s leading experts on the science of…

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Feb. 24 MRVAC Program recording: Spiders in Minnesota

Chad Heins, associate professor of biology at Bethany Lutheran College, used humor and great presentations skills to spin a tale about how a simple question about Minnesota’s spiders entangled him in…

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September program: Biodiversity & Research in the Sax-Zim Bog

Research at the Sax-Zim Bog includes surveying Golden-winged Warblers and owls, and supporting those who study specific species in the bog.  But it’s more than that, Clinton Dexter-Nienhaus, the…

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Owls of the Eastern Ice Program: Follow-up and Link Instructions

Dr. Jonathan Slaght, the  Minnesota author who recently published the Times Nature Book of the Year, Owls of the Eastern Ice, followed up on the tales of his adventure with this photo of him standing…

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February Program Link: Owls of the Eastern Ice with Dr. Jonathan Slaght

Join MRVAC members and guests Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. CST to hear Dr. Jonathan Slaght (rhymes with “cat”), the  Minnesota author who recently published the Times Nature Book of the Year, Owls…

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Zoom link to November’s Stan Tekiela bird migration talk recording no longer available

Stan Tekiela presented a program on bird migration at the Nov. 19 MRVAC monthly Zoom meeting.  His slide show had stunning photos, fascinating facts and fun stories that unlocked many bird migration…

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MRVAC monthly programs return — on Zoom!

Yes, it’s virtual, but we’ll be coming together once again on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Everyone is welcome to attend these virtual talks, but pre-registration will be…

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