Minnesota Water Action Day

Make Your Voice Heard on Water Action Day  To Register (event is free): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/minnesota-water-action-day-registration-31483505011 Water Action Day is happening on Wednesday,…

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Salt Lake Birding Weekend: April 29

American Avocets, Lee Karney, courtesy USFWS Sponsored by MOU and MRVAC  If you’re dreaming about spring and wanting to find migrating shorebirds and waterfowl, why not join the 42nd annual Salt Lake…

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February 23: The Elegance of our Tallest Birds: Cranes, Herons & Egrets

For 30 years Stan Tekiela has been traveling to study and photograph the annual migration of Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska. In this engaging presentation, which also includes Whooping Cranes, herons…

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What Hath We Wrought?

By Don Arnosti, Isaak Walton League  Of all the people in these United States, we Minnesotans should have some understanding of what just happened politically at the national level. Those of us older…

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Bald Eagle

Support Lead-Free Public Lands and Waters

Ashley J. Peters, Audubon Minnesota  Audubon has a long history of working to remove toxins from our environment and toxic lead shot is no different. Every year, eagles, swans, ducks, and other birds…

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Audubon Minnesota in Action at the Legislature

By Molly Pederson, Executive Director, Audubon MN & Kimberly Scott, Legislative Liaison  Minnesota is a better place for birds and people because of your commitment to fighting for clean water,…

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Call for Trumpeter Award Nominations

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 to MRVAC. We are soliciting nominations from you; tell…

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Frontenac – Minnesota’s Best Birding

By Bob Janssen, MRVAC President Elect  It was May 11, 1947, a Saturday morning, and I was on my way to look at birds at Frontenac, the warbler capital of Minnesota. I was 14 years old and I couldn’t…

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

We had a very successful and entertaining Holiday Auction at the Refuge Visitor Center on November 17. We raised a little over $3,000 which is 50% higher than the previous 2 years. Our fabulous…

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Great Horned Owl

January 26: Fledgling Northern Saw-whet Owl Migration

Carpenter Nature Center is a well-known birding hot spot with a yard list of more than 200 species but with no reliable Saw-whet Owl sightings. In 2014 Carpenter Nature Center joined “Project…

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