News Blog

October/November 2009

Do We Walk the Talk? | Treasures of the Lost Gorge | SPAS Butterfly Census | Happenings and Nature Notes | Historic Fledging of Manx Shearwater

Sandhill Cranes

Birds Face Migration Gauntlet

Restless birds are casting their eyes on the skies in backyards, parks, fields and woodlands. Millions and millions of them are packing up and flying off to warmer places where they’ll spend the next six months. These include Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and House Wrens as well as Sandhill Cranes and Bald Eagles.

Northern Mockingbird

Mockingbird Song

Mockingbirds in Fickle Climates Sing Fancier Tunes

August/September 2009

Mockingbird Song | Lead Poisoning in Bald Eagles | New Beginnings | Generous with Their Time | Green Grass Shouldn’t Always be Green | State of the Birds | Chimney Swift Sit

June/July 2009

Butterfly Count | Inside Birding | A Cautionary Tale | A Backyard for the Birds | Books for Butterfliers

April/May 2009

Raptor Banding on the North Shore | Ice Age Extinctions | Annual Meeting Elections | Riverine Flyways | Bird-proofing your Windows

February/March 2009

February member meeting: Early Logging in the Midwest | March member meeting: Looking at Lichens | Chapter and volunteer opportunities | News about the Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas | Spring Warbler Weekend | Douglas Tallamy Argues for Native Plants | 2009 Beginning Bird ID class schedule | Conservation education updates

December 2008/January 2009

December member meeting: Wind, Fire, Saws and Climate Change: The Past, Present and Future of Our Northern Forests | January member meeting: The Search for the Eskimo Curlew: from New Brunswick’s Bogs to Argentine | Chapter Annual Fund Drive | Explorers — Outdoor Family Walks | 2009 Beginning Bird ID class schedule | Project ACT — Audubon Takes Action | SPAS Grant Projects | Conservation education — Como Woodland Update, Owling 2008

October/November 2008

October member meeting: Exotic Earthworms in Minnesota Forests | November member meeting: The Red-Headed Woodpecker Recovery Program | Upper Midwest Audubon Conference “Partners in Conservation” | Wintering Raptors at Carols Avery WMA | Minnesota Constitutional Amendment: The Clean Water, Land and Legacy Act | Audubon Minnesota’s Fall Issues Ballot and Members Meeting