Archive for September, 2007

Hawk Watching with Bob

Here are the results from hawk-watching on September 25th. I did two observation periods:the first from 1:30 to 2:30 PM, and the second from 4:00 to 5:30 PM. Turkey Vulture: 11 Sharp-shinned Hawk: 2 Broad-winged Hawk: 5 Red-tailed Hawk: 3 That makes 21 individuals of 4 raptor species. Not bad. Other birds observed migrating: Franklin’s […]

Service Day in the Arboretum

The Arboretum needs your help!!! On Saturday, October 6, the Arboretum will host a Chinese Elm Removal Party! Chinese elm is an alien species that is not native to Minnesota, but which readily seeds in many places where it is not wanted, namely the Linnaeus Arboretum. The elms are abundant and prevent native plants from […]