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Click here for events from the Mississippi Headwaters Audubon Society, including an evening with butterfly master John Weber, a native landscaping event at the Rail River Folk School, and Bird City Bemidji
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Butterfly Walk and Talk with John Weber

On July 30th at our Annual Membership Meeting

We welcome butterfly enthusiast John Weber to be the featured presenter at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Mississippi Headwaters Audubon Society membership. Member or not anyone is welcome to join us for part of all of the day's events.
John Weber has organized and led over 137 butterfly census counts over the past 25 years in northwestern Minnesota. These counts have cataloged virtually every butterfly species found in our area! Come out for an afternoon walk, learn about butterflies and dragonflies and join us for potluck at beautiful Neilson Spearhead Center!
Schedule of events:
2:00 - 3:30 pm Butterfly walk with John Weber
3:30 - 4:00 pm Socializing and appetizers
4:00 - 5:00 pm Northern MN Butterflies program – John Weber
5:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner of bratwurst, salads, desserts (vegetarian options too)
6:30 – 7:00 pm Annual updates and election of officers
Directions to Neilson Spearhead Center

Bemidji Bird City! 

Incase you missed it, Bemidji is now a designated Bird City with Audubon Minnesota thanks to great collaboration between the City of Bemidji, Bemidji State University, and Mississippi Headwaters Audubon. Check-out the great coverage from Lakeland Public Television!
Bird City Bemidji designation coverage from Lakeland Public Television. Thank you again to Mayor Albreight, Bemidji Parks and Recreation, and Bemidji State University for their efforts to get Bemidji designated as the state's 3rd bird city!

Bemidji Audubon Birdscaping Collaborative Update 

The Bemidji ABC project broke ground at the Headwaters School of Music and the Arts downtown on July 10th! Mississippi Headwaters Audubon Society volunteer and ecologist, Brick Fevold coordinated the native planting project. Stop by and watch it grow! Also, check-out the news story on Lakeland Public Television below.
Great coverage by Lakeland Public Television on our Bemidji Audubon Birdscaping Collaborative project! The project was made possible from in-kind donations from the Headwaters School for Music and the Arts, Mississippi Headwaters Audubon Society, Minnesota Audubon, and the National Audubon Society. 

Planting for Pollinators!

Final Bemidji A.B.C. Event!
At the Rail River Folk School
July 27th at 2-3:30pm

 

Join us at Rail River Folk School to participate in creating a native plantscape for birds, bees, and butterflies. The Mississippi Headwaters Audubon Society in collaboration with Apple Blossom Village will help all ages take part in the planting of native wildflowers, story-telling, and the building of your very own chord-wood ‘bee-house.’ A special event will include a children’s painting project, music, and a fun snack. The Audubon Society will share information about preparing an urban site before planting wildflowers, tips on planting, and how native plants benefit birds, bees, and other pollinators. Participants will be able to take home free seeds of native plants for their own backyards!


In case of a rain that “just won’t quit,” this event will be held Saturday, July 29th 3:00 - 4:30 pm. The event will be held if forecast indicates only intermittent raining.
Directions to Rail River Folk School

Young Naturalist Program 2017


The schedule and registrations are out and available on our website! We have exciting new programs for all ages.

Hurry, spots fill-up fast!

Check it out HERE

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