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Soup and Sandwich Seminar: River of Raptors: Hawk Migration Through the Minnesota River Valley

April 17

Presenter: Dr. Chad Heims, Associate Professor of Biology, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato

The Bethany Hawkwatch has been counting hawks and other raptors as they migrate through Mankato on their fall journey southward. Come learn about the fascinating behavior of migratory raptors, the Bethany Hawkwatch, and the lessons learned from counting raptors for 15 fall seasons.

RESERVATION AND PRE-PAYMENT REQUIRED

*Meal served at 11:30am.Talk begins at 12:00pm and is over by 1:00pm.

Cost is $8 for Arboretum Members, $9 for non-members.

Credit card: Go to gustavustickets.com or call the Ticketing Office at 933-7590 to register.

Check: Mail to Shirley Mellema, Linnaeus Arboretum, 800 West College Ave., St. Peter, MN 56082

Questions? Please contact arboretum@gustavus.edu or call 933-6181.

Sponsored by: LINNAEUS ARBORETUM

Upcoming events
Date Event
Apr 17 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: River of Raptors: Hawk Migration Through the Minnesota River Valleyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-river-of-raptors-hawk-migration-through-the-minnesota-river-valley/59612Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Apr 28 14 pm Discover the Outdoorshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/discover-the-outdoors-3/60084Linnaeus Arboretum
Past events
Date Event
Mar 20 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Challenges in Agriculture: Perspectives of Farmers and Consumershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-challenges-in-agriculture-perspectives-of-farmers-and-consumers-2/59608Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Feb 6 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Global Change: Effects Of Habitat Fragmentation On Biodiversityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-global-change-effects-of-habitat-fragmentation-on-biodiversity/59603Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Dec 6, 2018 67:30 pm Joy to the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/joy-to-the-arb/59127Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Nov 14, 2018 67:30 pm Tree-via in the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tree-via-in-the-arb-4/58994Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Glimpses of Africahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-glimpses-of-africa/58824Melva Lind Interpretive Center


Signature Events

Springtime Arboretum Egg Hunt
Typically takes place on a Saturday around Easter weekend where the Arboretum hosts an Easter egg hunt. The event is free and open to the public. See photos of last year's event on our Facebook page.

Adventure Nature Camp
Every summer the Arboretum hosts an Adventure Nature Camp for students entering grades 5 and 6 lasting two days in June. The students enjoy a variety of activities, including a prairie hike, pond critter study, and plenty of time to play and explore the Arboretum.

Fall Festival
The annual Fall Festival is typically held during parents weekend every fall. The event is free and open to the public and includes local vendors, entertainment, and environmental education. See photos of last year's event on our Facebook page.

Soup and Sandwich Seminars
Typically held mid-month, the Arboretum hosts a lecture given by faculty of the college or a local community member. Topics this spring included the impact of climate change on the people of South America, American foreign policy, and the impacts of mining on northern Minnesota watersheds. Lunch is served before the lecture. Registration is required and members receive a discounted registration.