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Join experts in the field on July 22nd!
On Saturday July 22nd we will hold our FIFTH annual BOB BIOBLITZ! Each year the various groups have turned up around 400 species of flora and fauna! This is your chance to get into the field with experts in wildflowers, birds, fish, butterflies, dragonflies, and even explore all the diversity of an old gravel pit! The Bird trip leaves the Welcome Center at 6am but the other field trips meet at 9am at the Welcome Center….read more…
200 Trees Planted on Warren Nelson Memorial Bog
200 TREES PLANTED! RESTORATION OF WARREN NELSON MEMORIAL CONTINUES
On May 12th, four Friends of Sax-Zim Bog folks planted 175 Black Spruce and 25 Tamaracks on the Warren Nelson Memorial Bog tract. The trees were purchased from the St. Louis County SWCD. This was step 2 in the process of healing the damage from the major blowdown storms of the summer of 2016…
Volunteer Appreciation Field Trip
Friends of Sax-Zim Bog survives on its staff and board, but thrives because of our members and dedicated volunteers. So we took a morning (Monday May 22) to show them our appreciation with a birding outing and a tour of some lesser known bog hot spots…including where some of the Walt Disney movie Iron Will was filmed. Our first birding stop was at the St. Louis River public landing along Arkola Road near Toivola…read more…