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Create Your Own Birds and Beers

Monday night I stumbled in from what was a six hour Birds and Beers with 42 attendees! I love that the event gets that many birders out on a week night, but the challenge hoisting such an event is that I don’t necessarily get to talk to my old friends who show up and last [...]

Birds and Beers TONIGHT at The Black Forest

Just a reminder that Birds and Beers is tonight! February 18, 2013 at 6pm at The Black Forest Inn in Minneapolis

Birds and Beers is an informal gathering of birders of all abilities–if you’re interested in birds, you’re invited. You can meet other birders–maybe find a carpool buddy, ask about where to find target birds, [...]

Birds and Beers is Spreading

Birds and Beers Biggest Week

If there’s one thing I’m incredibly proud of, it’s knowing that I helped start a movement that got birders of all abilities to periodically socialize over an adult beverage in a pub. I love doing Birds and Beers when I can, I love that in the Twin Cities, if I’m too busy to host one, [...]

Focus On Diversity Conference, Be There!

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If you are within a day trip of the Twin Cities, you should put this on your calendar.

If you remotely work to promote the outdoors with the public, you should attend this event!

The Focus on Diversity Conference is coming to the Twin Cities October 13, 2012 at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge [...]

Birds & Beers and Photo Contest Reminder

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Don’t forget you still have time to enter my photo contest. Rules here. The winner gets a $250 gift certificate to Eagle Optics! I need photos of birds all over the world, especially birds at feeding stations, bird nests, birds at windows (ie fighting reflections), birds flying. The most important thing for submission is that [...]

Birds and Beers in the News!

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A big thank you to the Pioneer Press for including Birds and Beers in the article about bar gatherings. For those visiting from that article, Birds and Beers is an informal gathering of birders of all abilities–if you’re interested in birds, you’re invited. You can meet other birders–maybe find a carpool buddy, ask about where [...]

Birds & Beers @WildRoastCafe January 23

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The next Birds and Beers is less than a week away and we trying some place new. Regulars have asked for a place without a band and plenty of room for our group, so we’re going to try the Wilde Roast Cafe. I’ve been there to meet with friends and for a play reading [...]

Birds and Beers Reminder

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I came across this photo from my trip to North Dakota with some birding friends last June and it reminded me–Thursday at 6pm is the next Birds and Beers at Merlin’s Rest!

I can neither confirm nor deny that this photo has anything to do with the previous blog entry about my broken camera…

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Birds & Beers Big Year Edition!! Midnight Showing

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Breaking NEWS: We have a special Birds and Beers next week!!

The next Birds and Beers is a special screening of The Big Year Movie opening! Showplace Icon is going to offer a special midnight screen Friday morning at MIDNIGHT (so you’ll need to plan to stay up late Thursday, October 13!

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Birds and Beers Excitement! #birding

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Holy cow! Amidst all of my travel in May and June, a Birds and Beers opportunity has come together and I’m really excited about it!

The next Birds and Beers is June 29, 2011 (next Wednesday). This time we’ve been invited to Lift Bridge Beer Company in Stillwater–we can sample some local beers! Take the [...]