Sherburne Wildlife Refuge

Naturalist and author Stan Tekiela will be the featured speaker at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge’s Fall Wildlife Festival on Saturday, September 29. Event hours are 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. “Uncommon Facts About Common Birds” will be Stan’s  presentation topic at 11:00 a.m. At 1:00 p.m., the author will talk about “The Lives of Wolves, [...]

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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. All three owls had undergone rehabilitation, much of it [...]

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Ann Pasch of Princeton was named Volunteer of the Year for Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge by manager Anne Sittauer at an awards dinner held at Jack & Jim’s Banquet Center in Duelm on March 1. Pasch was recognized with this honor for donating more than 900 hours of volunteer service to the refuge since 1993. [...]

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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) near Princeton will have three owls and an American kestrel for viewing and photographing during its Winterfest scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Feb. 4. The activities will be conducted south of the old schoolhouse along Sherburne County Road 9, 5 1/2 miles west of Highway 169. The three owls [...]

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