Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
• He has volunteered more than 750 hours, performed many tasks by Joel Strottrup ECM Publishers Dean Kleinhans says he is glad to be retired so he can spend time outdoors as a volunteer at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge. The volunteering that the rural Princeton man has been doing since 1997 ...Read More
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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman will host snowshoe hikes from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. The refuge will provide adult and child size snowshoes for participants to use while they explore the refuge’s oak savanna and prairie habitat.  There will also be a bon-fire and refresh...Read More
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A snowshoe hike will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman. Meet at the snowshoe shed, located on the south side of County  Road 9, just west of the river. Watch for signs. Snowshoes will be provided....Read More
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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman will host a moonlight ski from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31. The event starts at the Blue Hill Trail parking lot on County Road 9. Volunteers will guide participants as they cross-country ski through the wintery prairies and woods of the refuge. There ...Read More
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Volunteers recorded 37 bird species and 1,600 total individuals during the annual Christmas Bird Count at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman. Thirty-six volunteers participated in the Dec. 20 count, which surveyed birds within a 15-mile radius of the refuge headquarters. Bird species ...Read More
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by Jeff Hage ECM Publishers Not long after Steve Karel came to the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge two years ago as its new manager, he got a visit from Sue Hix, president of the Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge. That was the first time Karel heard about a need for a new education bu...Read More
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The first-ever Wildlife Festival 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman on Oct. 4. Race start time is 9 a.m., with registration open from 7:30-9 a.m. Race fee is $18 until Sept. 25 and $20 after that date. The race is hosted by the Friends of Sherburne. Rac...Read More
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The Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge invite the public to join them at the groundbreaking for the new education building at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge. The celebration is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, rain or shine, at the facility site, south on Schoolhouse Road fr...Read More
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Bird tours, a plant sale, live animal presentations and other activities will unfold Saturday, May 10, at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge’s Spring Celebration of Nature. The event begins with an early bird tour from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Participants will meet at the Mahnomen Trail on County ...Read More
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A Family Snowshoe Trek will run from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, located near Zimmerman. The event had been set for Feb. 22 but was postponed due to the weather. The event is free, but preregistration is required. Call 763-389-3323, ext. 13 or 10, or email...Read More
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