Trumpeter Swan

Elect 2017-18 Board Members

Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator), Tom Koerner, USFWS Please join us at the meeting on Thursday May 25 to vote on the slate of nine candidates for the Minnesota River Valley Audubon Chapter board of…

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Great Horned Owl

More Birding in Koochiching

Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), Gary M. Stoltz, USFWS In my last article, I wrote about my adventures to Koochiching County in January. These adventures continued into March with the great…

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2017 Youth Summer Camps at Audubon Center of the North Woods

The Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW) in Sandstone MN offers a variety of youth camps that have a focus on wildlife, nature, challenge and outdoor skills. Give your child the gift of the great…

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John Rehbein passed away at 90

John passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017. He was a founding member of MRVAC and 2006 Trumpeter Award winner. For 20+ years he led the spring warbler field trip to Hok-Si-La and Frontenac. In…

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Trumpeter

MRVAC Newsletter Distribution

MRVAC's newsletter, The Trumpeter, is a valuable tool for communicating what is going on in the environmental community, great book reviews, updates on birding events and more. However, the challenge…

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Red-headed Woodpecker

SPECIAL EVENT – MRVAC Day at Cedar Creek on July 8th

Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus), Dave Menke, USFWS On July 8. 9:30 – noon, you will have a unique opportunity to get a “back-stage” look at the Red-Headed Woodpecker Recover…

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Male Varied Thrush

Birding Koochiching County In January

Male Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius), Dave Menke, USFWS I leave my house at 3:40 A.M., it is a “beautiful” January morning in Minnesota, January 15, 2017 to be exact. I am off on my favorite winter…

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Ivory-billed Woodpecker

May 25: The Rarest Birds of North America

Presented Bob Russell, USFWS, Retired We'll take a look at the rarest bird species of North America from the never-photographed Semper's Warbler, to the controversial claims that the Lord God bird -…

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MVNWR Bloomington Visitor Center

June 22: MRVAC 50th Anniversary Picnic

Join us as we celebrate MRVAC's 50 year anniversary! We plan on “changing up” our annual membership picnic for our 50th Anniversary. Join us on June 22nd at the Minnesota River Valley Refuge. Here…

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March 23: Changing the Future for Endangered Species

Piping Plover. Matt Poole, courtesy USFWS Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) is a global network of conservation professionals headquartered in Minnesota, dedicated to saving threatened…

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