Urban Birding Festival at Como Park this weekend

Several events are happening at Como Regional Park this weekend as part of Audubon Minnesota’s Urban Birding Festival. Activities kicked off Friday with a morning walk along the Bluebird Trail at Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom. Check out Saturday and Sunday events below.

This event is part of the Explore Outdoors St. Paul initiative. Participation in these events qualifies participants to enter the drawing for prizes. For more information, visit the Explore Outdoors Saint Paul website.

All events take place near the Como Lakeside Pavilion, 1360 Lexington Parkway N. For more information, please contact Faith Krogstad at faith.krogstad@ci.stpaul.mn.us or 651-632-2455.

Birding for Beginners

Saturday, June 6, 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Ever wonder what birds call St. Paul home? Come to this beginner birding workshop with biology professor Joan McKearnan to identify common birds and pick up tips and tricks of birdwatching. Binoculars and field guides provided for use during the program. Register at http://bit.ly/UBFBirding15.


Family Birding Fun

Sunday, June 7, 1-3 p.m.                                                                                                           

Take part in  Urban Birding Festival activities, including making birdfeeders, birdwatching around the lake, learning about bird habitat, and more! No pre-registration required. More information at http://bit.ly/FamilyBirdingFun15.


Sunday, June 7, 1-3 p.m.

Read while you walk! Pages from More by I.C. Springman will be on display along the park path. Brought to you by St. Paul Natural Resources and St. Paul Public Library. No pre-registration required. More information at http://bit.ly/UBFStorywalk15.

A full roster of Twin cities events can be found at: http://mn.audubon.org/urban-birding-festival-twin-cities

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