Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Join volunteer naturalists for a guided Fall Wildflower Tour at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8. Meet in the parking lot by the old school house on Sherburne County Road 9, 5.5 miles west of Highway 169.  You will travel by car caravan, makin...Read More
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“An Evening With Moths” will be presented from 8:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, by Jim Sogaard, author of “Moths and Caterpillars of the North Woods.” He will discuss their lifestyles, behaviors and ecological importance. The group will also search for caterpillars. Bring a headlamp or flashl...Read More
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Ten pairs of bald eagles are nesting at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman this spring. Two of the nests are visible from the Wildlife Drive, according to Betsy Beneke, the refuge’s visitor services manager. The Bergerson Pool nest is on the east side of the drive and is active ...Read More
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by Joel Strottrup ECM Publishers Three juvenile male snowy owls were released at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge with the releasers hoping the owls, that had ended up in the United States after flying down from the Arctic as part of what is known as an “irruption,” would return to the Arctic....Read More
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Ann Pasch of Princeton has been named Volunteer of the Year for the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman. She has donated more than 900 hours of volunteer service to the refuge since 1993. Her volunteer work includes collecting prairie wildflower seeds, working at refuge events, staffin...Read More
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Despite the lack of snow, Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge’s Winterfest event will go on. Rides will be by horse-drawn wagon, rather than sleigh. A nature hike and scavenger hunt will be on foot, rather than snowshoes. There also will be a live owls as well as booths, displays, food and much mor...Read More
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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge invites the public to attend the annual Winterfest celebration Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free family event offers a day of outdoor activities celebrating winter and focusing on how both wildlife and people manage to thrive in Minnesota’s months...Read More
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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman will host tours this fall on birds and wildflowers. Here are the details: •Fall Bird Tour, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. Meet at the refuge’s Blue Hill Trail on County Road 9, six miles west of Highway 169. The tour will include walking and drivin...Read More
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