Here are the 2017-2018 fiscal year donations from MRVAC to organizations that support our goals of fostering a love of nature in children, improving bird habitat or supporting bird science.
Audubon Center of the North Woods: $3000 for scholarships for residential K-12 school visits and summer camp
Five Hawks Elementary School: $225 to establish a Chickadee Landing at the elementary school
Refuge Friends Inc, the official citizen support group of Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (MVNWR):
- $1500 for Blue Goose busing or support of activities coordinator to work with schools in getting them to the refuge for educational programming, wherever the need is greater.
- $775 for a sign at Old Cedar Avenue Bridge showing some of the birds that can be found there.
Red-headed Woodpecker Recovery Project: $3,000 for continued research on Red Headed Woodpeckers