RARITY FOCUSLate-summer stay-put rarities are always a welcome treat – and almost a sure thing in some cases. These phenomena are particularly valued during this pandemic-time, making trips to see the birds more reliable, easy-going. and rewarding. For westerners, there are sometimes Mexican hummingbirds that may show up at feeders somewhere near theU.S./Mexican border. For … Continue reading Birding Community E-Bulletin – September 2021
The 34th Annual Crosslake Days will feature a loon calling contest on Saturday, September 25 at the Crosslake Town Square gazebo. Join us for some fall fun with your best yodels, wails and tremolos. For more information about the contest and what the different calls mean, check out the pdf below. calling-all-loon-callersDownload
We have two events we will be hosting for Nights for Nature, Dodge Nature Center and Preschool's annual benefit. The first is the Wine & Wellies Reception; this will take place on September 23rd at the Main Property from 6 - 8:30 pm, with the volunteer shift running from 5:15 - 9 pm. This is the more formal of … Continue reading Dodge Nature Center is looking for help with their annual benefit.
New hours begin this season at the Bell! Plan your visit this fall with our new hours Wednesday–Sunday from 10am–4pm and journey through the universe with our new planetarium schedule! Tickets for general admission and planetarium shows are available online or over the phone. Call 612-626-9660 from 10 am–3 pm, Wednesday–Sunday. Members and visitors with free or discounted passes, or … Continue reading Bell Museum Updates
This annual event sheds light on these often stigmatized, but critically important birds. Vultures around the world face serious threats, including human persecution, environmental toxicants, and habitat loss. But they are vital to the well being of the ecosystems in which they live. Vultures are important for so many reasons: Check out the pdf below … Continue reading Bald is beautiful, celebrate vulture awareness day