We believe in connecting with people with nature. Our monthly programs are FREE and open to the public. Meetings are usually held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Quarry Hill Nature Center and our speakers give presentations about a wide range of subjects (not just birds). Check our program listing, mark your calendar and come on out!

APRIL PROGRAMS
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Robin Bird Walk at Quarry Hill

Sat., April 4, 2015
9 am for approx 1 hour / Leaders: Terry and Joyce Grier
Meet at the Nature Center, bring binoculars if you have them.
All ages welcome

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Photo by Richard Baetsen / USFW

 

Woodcock Walk - Field Trip to Chester Woods

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Led by Jim Peterson


Every spring the Woodcock perform one of the strangest and most interesting mating rituals.  We will observe it up close just be dusk.  Meet near the entrance at Chester Woods County Park at 7:30 PM or in the horse corral parking lot.

Note: a County Park Sticker or daily pass is required for entry to the park.Click here for more info about Chester Woods.

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Whitewater Valley Field Trip

Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015
Time: 6:30 am - mid Afternoon
Led by Joel Dunnette


Join us and explore Whitewater state park and wildlife refuge it’s a great resource for birders.  Meet at 6:30am on the east side of the Heintz Center in Rochester (located at 1926 College View Road E in Rochester, MN 55904) to carpool.  Bring lunch as we will continue birding until mid-afternoon.

Note: a State Park Sticker or daily pass is required for cars entering the park. Click here for more info about Whitewater State Park.

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Birdwalk at Root River County Park

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 7:30 am - approximately noon
Led by Bill Bruins


We will visit Root River County Park just south of Rochester near Simpson.  The park has nice walking trails and good diverse habitat for a wide variety of birds.  Meet at the Heintz Center (located at 1926 College View Road E in Rochester, MN 55904) at 7:30 AM to car pool.

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ZVAS Monthly Program - Birding in Panama

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
7 -8 pm at Quarry Hill Nature Center
Speaker: Terry Grier

 From ocean to jungle to 10,000 foot mountain peaks, the varied geography and ecology of Panama provides conditions ideal for a wide array of birds, including the 30 different hummingbirds found there.  On a trip last year ago, Terry and Joyce Grier saw almost a third of the possible birds, and photographed as many as they could. Click for flier of this event

MAY PROGRAMS
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Warbler Bird Walk at Quarry Hill

Sat., May 2, 2015
9 am for approx 1 hour
Leaders: Terry and Joyce Grier
Meet at the Nature Center, bring binoculars if you have them.
All ages welcome

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Click here for our complete program listing

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