Author: bahls001

Bird Mortality Report at U.S. Bank Stadium

This report examines bird mortality and injury associated with the U.S. Bank Stadium complex in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during the fall 2016 migration season. Based on findings, the report outlines implications for the collision study that will begin in 2017 and recommends specific immediate actions to reduce bird collisions at the stadium. View the “Bird Mortality Read More …

Christmas Bird Count Map

For those doing the North Minneapolis CBC (at Springbrook) on December 17th, here is the URL for the count areas – http://audubon.maps.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=6865dd9757fc44b2b18db0e89e5db81a   Meet at Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley at 7:00 for assignments.  Please bring a food dish to pass for the potluck at noon.  Dress warmly because it will be cold and windy Read More …

Buckthorn Removal

Enjoy time in the woods working with others to protect our urban forests!  Common buckthorn is a shrub/tree from Europe which leafs out early and retains leaves late into fall, creating unnatural and dense shade. Buckthorn is a huge problem, because it outcompetes native plants for nutrients, light and moisture and forms an impenetrable layer of vegetation Read More …

Guatemala: Central American Birding Trip

ACM Birding trip with “Partnership for Int’l Birding” Guatemala: Central American Birding Trip With the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis (includes: optional extension to Tikal) TRIP DATES: February 9-18, 2017 (Tikal Extension: Feb.18 to 21, 2017) Birding Trip Summary: Guatemala is a spectacular birding destination with more than 750 bird species. This trip is an exciting birding Read More …