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Arboretum & Audubon
A Day of Birding Walks and Workshops

Sunday, May 17, 2020
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska MN

Custom-select your perfect day filled with your choice of available presentations, workshops, nature walks & more!

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  Bird Walks

Register $99 member/$119 non-member
includes choice of sessions, morning coffee/snack, buffet lunch & Arboretum admission


Novice to advanced birders
Join birding enthusiasts and experts from around the region to celebrate spring migration amidst the setting of spring flowers at the beautiful Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska!

Limit 300, Visitor Center, Check-in to receive your schedule and light breakfast in the Reedy Gallery


How to Register

  1. Review the available sessions & bird walks. 
  2. Reference the schedule to customize your perfect day.
  3. Click Register and select your options for each time!


Custom-select your perfect day filled with your choice of available presentations, workshops, bird walks & more!


Fascinating presentations and workshops from feathers to photography! Choose your favorite sessions every hour. Tip: Register early, many sessions have limited enrollment! 

Bird Walks (Optional)

NEW for 2020! Due to popular demand, we've added 4 time slots for early morning bird walks! Choose to be an "early bird" for the entire morning, or custom-curate your schedule to arrive at the time that suits you. Tip: Register early, guided walks have limited enrollment! 




You'll Also Enjoy

Book Signings

Books by these authors & more available at the Arboretum Gift & Garden Store!

details coming soon!


Stop by the National Camera table to ask the experts your binocular and photography questions! Test drive equipment for FREE (Driver's license will be required to Test Drive):

  • Camera lenses
  • binoculars
  • and more!
National Camera Exchange & Video


Enjoy a spring shopping extravaganza for all things...BIRD!

Feeders, art, jewelry, and more.

Details coming soon!

Endorsing Organizations

Stop by the resource table to pick up information on these supporting organizations

Endorser, Exhibitor & Sponsor Opportunities

If you have a related organization or business and want to be a part of this program, learn more about

  • FREE no-cost Endorsing Organizations (promotional trade)
  • Exhibitor Tables
  • Tax-Deductible Sponsorships

Become an Endorser, Exhibitor or Sponsor

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Arboretum Members may invite non-members to attend a class with them at the discounted member rate! Simply register for all participants at the same time in the same order and select the "member" rate for each person at checkout.

The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the orange "waitlist" button and complete the form, or call 612-301-1210. There is no obligation to register if a spot opens. If the waitlist shows enough demand, additional class sessions may be added.

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