Hear legendary birder Bob Janssen at the Friends of Roberts Bird Sanctuary Annual Meeting this Saturday, November 4

The Friends of Roberts 5th annual meeting will be held at Bryant Square Park, 3101 Bryant Av South (Bryant Av S & West 31st St) in Minneapolis from 12:30 to 2 pm. Come hear Bob Janssen speak!

Bob Janssen, a legendary Minnesota birder who has worked tirelessly for decades to continue the legacy of Thomas Sadler Roberts, will speak at the 5th annual Friends of Roberts meeting. For many years Bob was editor of the quarterly journal of the Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union and is a past MOU president. Bob was a coordinator of the Minnesota Breeding Bird Survey for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and consults for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other agencies. He is author of several books on Minnesota birds. He spent eleven years surveying birds in Minnesota’s state parks and another five compiling the data for his newest book Birds of Minnesota State Parks.

The meeting starts at 12:30 p.m. and Bob Janssen’s presentation will start at 1 p.m. All are welcome and there is no charge. Refreshments will be served and several books will be raffled, including Bob Janssen’s newest book and a beautiful picture book that was just published, Roberts Bird Sanctuary Spring ABCs by Diane Erdmann.

For more information about the Annual Meeting, contact maryellingen@gmail.com and visit the Friends’ Facebook page by clicking here.

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