Give to the Max and help MRVAC

By Bob Williams This has been a difficult year for everyone. It has also been difficult for MRVAC to achieve some of its financial goals for the year that help us with birding and other conservation…

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Laura Erickson’s October Zoom Talk Now Available

Laura Erickson’s Zoom talk featuring her new book, “The Love Lives of Birds:  Courting and Mating Rituals,” was so popular in our October 26 meeting -- we had more than 100 people from all over the…

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Zoom link to November’s Stan Tekiela bird migration talk recording

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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MRVAC needs your help!

MRVAC needs a new membership chair.  Here’s an easy opportunity to contribute! If you know or can learn Microsoft Office – or another similar software suite – and have an hour or so a week, you’re…

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A bird hit my window! What can I do?

by Lee Ann Landstrom, MRVAC Environmental Action and Education Chair Best estimates are that between 365 million and one billion birds annually in the United States suffer strikes against windows and…

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2020 MRVAC Birding Weekend is Fast Approaching

By Bob Williams, Board Member We are only a month away from the new Birding Weekend! I hope everyone is planning to participate. Here's how it works this year.  Because of Covid-19 our chapter did…

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MRVAC Awards 2020 Grants

By Walt Stull, Board Member The entire MRVAC family would like to congratulate the following organizations who applied for and were awarded grant funding this year. More information about MRVAC…

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MRVAC Board elects 2020-2021 officers, directors; reorganizes committees

The MRVAC board elected a new slate of officers and directors for the 2020-2021 year at its May 21 video meeting. The board reelected Matthew Schaut, president; Steve Weston, vice president; Rob…

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Birds and Climate Change: Resources and Actions

By Lee Ann Landstrom, MRVAC board member at large Birders and conservationists were dismayed to hear in September 2019 that one in four birds, i.e. three million North American birds, have…

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