Archive for March, 2007

Spring Birding

This afternoon I took a study break and drove over to Kasota Prairie, across the river from St. Peter. The unusually warm, windy weather seems to have brought quite a few new migrants into our area, including: Song Sparrows Tree Swallows Double-crested Cormorants Turkey Vultures Also at the prairie, Eastern Meadowlarks were back on territory, […]

Volunteers Needed for Linnaeus Symposium

Potential Areas the Arboretum Could Use Your Help During the Linnaeus Symposium: 1. Helping Host the Interpretive Center in the Arboretum throughout the day 2. Serve as an Usher/Greeter during presentations, dance, special meals 3. Assist with the Registration Table 4. Attend the panel discussion and bring with you lots of great questions 5. Assist […]

Look for Horned Larks

Right now is the best time of the year to see Horned Larks. These birds of open country are the first birds to arrive back in MN in the spring, with the first ones arriving in mid-February and sometimes as early as the last week in January. Right now is the peak of their spring […]