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Book Review: Birds of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East

Birds of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East: A Photographic Guide  By Frédéric Jiguet & Aurélien Audevard; translated by Tony Williams Published by Princeton University Press Paper list…

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Walt Stull: MRVAC’s New Treasurer

I have been a longtime, but inactive member of Audubon and am looking forward to being more involved as Treasurer of MRVAC. I have been retired for three years and am what I would describe as a…

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Elect 2018-2019 Board Members

Please join us at the meeting on Thursday, May 24 to vote on the slate of nine candidates for the Minnesota River Valley Audubon Chapter board of directors. At present, here’s the list, but there may…

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Matthew’s Musings

The January 2018 Refuge gathering was an enjoyable affair. What is better than hearing about, and seeing video of penguins in action? In the audience was a young professional biologist. In her early…

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Red-headed Woodpecker

Red-headed Woodpecker Recovery Project

Research Team Final Report for MRVAC for 2017 Summer Research Season By Keith Olstad November 25, 2017  Red-headed Woodpecker, courtesy USFWS Last December, our Red-headed Woodpecker (RHWO) Recovery…

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Audubon Chapter of the North Woods Receives Century Farm

By Bryan Wood, Audubon Center of the North Woods Ruby & Roger Trapp Once in a while, an act of generosity leaves you humbled by its magnitude. You can’t help but take a step back, astounded by…

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Birders and Birding

The older I get the more I like birders, the younger ones especially. Yes, we older birders are OK, even with our faults and some of us, who are really old, with our ignorance of the digital age. I…

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Matthew’s Musings

Happy New Year! I’m glad it’s a little bit cold and some places are getting snow. There was snow in Texas and Florida, lake effect snow around the Great Lakes. All that moisture in the sky due to the…

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Call for Trumpeter Award Nominations

Mark & Becky Lystig receive the 2016 Trumpeter Award Each spring for 14 of the past 16 years, MRVAC has presented the Trumpeter Award to one of its members for outstanding long-term contributions…

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Holiday Auction & Give to the Max Raises Money for Educational Projects

We had a very successful and entertaining Holiday Auction at the Refuge Visitor Center on November 17. We raised $2753 which is just a bit less than the $3000 we raised last year. Our fabulous…

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