Minneapolis Audubon Society: Friday, April 14: Minnesota Bats & White Nose Syndrome

(Please Note: the Minneapolis Audubon Society is a separate organization from the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis. The Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis strongly supports the activities of the Minneapolis Audubon Society. The two organizations often work together on projects that benefit birds and their habitat.) The Minneapolis Audubon Society offers monthly program meetings except during the 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 …

Should we change the day of the month program meetings are held? Take a brief survey & let us know what you think

The Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis board is considering changing the day of the month program meetings are held and we want to hear from chapter members before we decide. Using Survey Monkey, we’ve created a brief online survey that should take no more than five minutes to complete. The survey consists of six short multiple Read More …

Thomas Sadler Roberts biographer to speak at Friends of Roberts’ 4th annual meeting on Saturday, November 12 at 1 pm

Sue Leaf, biographer of Thomas Sadler Roberts, will speak at the 4th annual Friends of Roberts meeting on Saturday, November 12, at the Bryant Square Park building (3101 Bryant Ave S). All are welcome and there is no charge. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the Friends of Roberts will offer refreshments and have a brief 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 …