Events

117th Christmas Bird Count (CBC): December 17 & 18

MRVAC members encouraged to participate! You are invited to join us for the 117th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count. All levels of experience are welcome. Young birders with good eyes and ears are…

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Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Public Celebration Oct. 8

Stretching for 72 miles intermittently along the Minnesota River in the Twin Cities area from Fort Snelling to Henderson, the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is an urban oasis for nature…

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Holiday Auction: November 17

Our annual holiday auction fundraiser is coming up! Please think about what donations you could collect for the fundraising auction Thursday November 17. We could especially use a few larger items…

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Birds’ Nests: HOW do they DO that?

by Clay Christensen, Birdman of Lauderdale Thursday, October 27 7:00 pm: Socialize with coffee and cookies 7:30 pm: A brief MRVAC business meeting followed by the featured speaker. Location:…

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Blue Jay

Social Learning, Signaling, and Deception in Blue Jays

by Virginia Heinen, University of Minnesota Thursday, September 22 7:00 pm: Socialize with coffee and cookies 7:30 pm: A brief MRVAC business meeting followed by the featured speaker. Location:…

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Hopkins Community Ed Birding Class

Beginning Bird Class (Hopkins Community Education) Four Mondays: May 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Hopkins Community Education: 952.988.4070 Increase your observation skills and your knowledge…

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Macaw

Tambopata Macaw Project Program

by Annie Hawkinson, www.macawproject.org Location: Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Visitor Center Thursday, April 28 7:00 pm: Socialize with coffee and cookies 7:30 pm: A brief MRVAC…

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Birding Guatemala

by Larry Sirvio Location: Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Visitor Center Thursday, March 24 7:00 pm: Socialize with coffee and cookies 7:30 pm: A brief MRVAC business meeting followed by…

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