Kathy Widin, President: e-mail or 651) 338-3651
Roger Miller, Programs: e-mail or (651) 275-0526
Our St. Croix Oak Savanna Chapter was formed in 2003 and sponsors monthly programs by enthusiasts and experts on native plants and natural landscapes. Meetings are normally free and open to the public. Special events may include a registration fee to help cover costs. Cold weather (indoor) meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at the the FamilyMeans Building, 1875 Northwestern Ave. in Stillwater. Socializing begins at 6:30 pm with our speaker at 7 pm. Warm weather garden tours and field trips are typically held Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. See our Chapter Calendar below for details. We welcome all levels of plant and gardening enthusiast. Join us to learn more about Minnesota and Wisconsin native plants and how they can enhance our outdoor spaces.
May 07, 2015 (Thu)
Chase Davies, St. Paul Audubon Society
Thursday, May, 7th, 2015, Program 7:00-8:30 pm; Join us for socializing and refreshments at 6:30pm
FamilyMeans Building, 1875 Northwestern Ave., Stillwater Click for a Map
Free and open to the public.
We live in one of the best locations in the country to enjoy birds during their spring migration--right here along the north-south Mississippi and St. Croix River Flyway. And early May is the best time to see many of North America's most beautiful birds, the warblers—tiny, (how tiny?) brightly colored (sometimes called eye-candy), insect-eating birds. They are returning to their home, their birthplace on North American breeding grounds, many traveling from Central and South America. Join us and learn to recognize the warblers that breed in this area, see others that nest elsewhere, learn some tips on how to find these fascinating beauties, and what to do then.
Chase Davies is Field Trip Coordinator for the St Paul Audubon Society (SPAS) and member of our Wild Ones chapter. For SPAS’ annual Warbler Weekend, held every Mothers’ Day weekend in Frontenac MN, Chase developed a popular power point presentation so that folks could learn more about these bits of flitting confetti. Enjoy her somewhat wry sense of humor as she narrates this dazzling, dizzying, sometimes discouraging display. Consider bringing your birder friends. Binoculars are probably unnecessary on this virtual trip.
Refreshments and socializing begin at 6:30 pm with our main program at 7 pm.