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 …

“The Language of Birds”

“The Language of Birds” – Jonathan Poppele Sep. 8, at 7:00 p.m. at Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Boulevard, Minnetonka, MN; Free and open to the public; advance registration is required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-language-of-birds-tickets-26166167712. Presented by educator, author and naturalist Jonathan Poppele. He is Minnesota coordinator for the Bird Language Leaders program with the National Audubon Read More …

Holly J. Hughes reads from Passings: Poems

Magers & Quinn Booksellers Holly J. Hughes reads from Passings: Poems Sunday September 4, 5:00pm at Magers & Quinn Booksellers Minneapolis, MN – Holly J. Hughes reads from Passings: Poems, on Sunday, September 4, at 5:00pm at Magers & Quinn Booksellers (3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis 55408, 612-822-4611, www.magersandquinn.com). Passings is inspired by extinct bird Read More …

“Nest Box Treasures”

Tuesday, September 6th at Beth El Synogogue (St. Louis Park, 5225 Barry St W) Jeff Bahls – “Nest Box Treasures” – Jeff will share ‘other things‘ found in nest boxes.  There are many non-target species that take up occupancy in nest boxes, some welcome, some not so welcome. Buffleheads, flying squirrels, hooded mergansers, great crested flycatchers, Read More …