With your help, we’ve protected 483 acres of Bog for future generations!

Boreal Wings Gala

2020 Boreal Wings Gala

Join us for an evening with Keynote Speaker: MICHAEL HURBEN.

Take part in a silent auction of original Tiny Bird Art. Enjoy Appetizers, Mingling, FOSZB Update by Sparky, and the World Premiere of another “Clinton’s Critters” video!

Sunday, January 26, 2020 (2-4:30 pm)
at the Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley, MN

Tickets $25 per person (Kids 17 and under FREE)
Register for the 2020 Boreal Wings Gala

Michael Hurben: Global Working Big Year


Once again, we’ll have a silent auction with  TINY CANVASES OF ORIGINAL BIRD ART, appetizers, Sax-Zim Bog merchandise, great conversation, a FOSZB update from Executive Director Sparky, and even a World Premiere of another Clinton’s Critter’s video.


Come early to hike/snowshoe/ski the nature center’s many trails!

Also check out the building and interactive exhibits.

2pm: Appetizers, mingle, silent auction including TINY BIRD ART auction

2:30pm: Sparky updates everyone on Friends of Sax-Zim Bog projects & enjoy a World Premiere of a new Clinton’s Critters video

3:00-3:45 pm: Keynote Speaker: MICHAEL HURBEN

3:45-4:00 pm: Silent Auction wraps up

4-4:30 pm: Mingling, Appetizers, silent auction.

Email info@saxzim.org for more info or Call Sparky at 218.341.3350 with questions.

This is a Fundraiser for 501c3 non-profit Friends of Sax-Zim Bog to continue to purchase land in the Sax-Zim Bog and preserve it for future generations of birds and birders

YOU CAN PRE-BID ON Select TINY BIRD ART HERE! (EVEN IF YOU CAN’T ATTEND THE GALA. But there will be many more items at the Gala to bid on.



Barred Eagle Owl in Indonesia by Michael Hurben