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Northern Landscapes Festival 2019
Discovering the birds, wildflowers, insects and more of Northern Minnesota is the focus of this festival. Participation in the festival is open to anyone interested in hands-on learning and curious about the dynamics of the northern landscape. More than a dozen field-focused courses form the backbone of the event, with evening presentations rounding out the full weekend schedule. Many favorite offerings are back, including “Lichens: Pioneers of the Northwoods,” “Boreal Birding Workshop” with Bob Janssen, “Wildlife Tracking through Remote Camera Photography” and “Birding by Ear” with Ann Russ. New this year: “Spring Birding” with Michael Karns and “Raptors of the North Shore” with Michaela Brevig.
This year’s festival also welcomes the Raptor Center. part of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, the Raptor Center rehabilitates around 1,000 sick and injured raptors each year while helping to identify emerging environmental issues related to raptor health and populations.Raptor Center Interpreter Mechaela Brevig will offer a full-day workshop, family program and a public presentation.
Course costs vary. Visit the website for more information.