Upcoming Events in the Sanctuary

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Roberts Bird Sanctuary in the News


Southwest Journal, June 2016

"Bird Oasis in the City"


“It’s just a wonderful place to go observe birds,” David Zumeta said.

“I encourage people to go explore it and respect it.”



Past Events

At the 4th annual meeting of the Friends of Roberts Bird Sanctuary (November 12, 2016), our speaker was Sue Leaf, author of A Love Affairs with Birds, her biography of Thomas Sadler Roberts.



Heather Holm spoke at the Friends of Roberts Bird Sanctuary 3rd Annual Meeting (November 21, 2015) about trees, shrubs, and other vegetation that provide habitat for birds and other wildlife in the Sanctuary.

Heather Holm, author of Pollinators of Native Plants, is a landscape designer and environmental educator specializing in pollinator landscapes and native landscape restorations. For the past 20 years she has worked as a horticulturist and landscape designer in the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions. She is a passionate advocate for the use of native plants to attract and support pollinators, beneficial insects, and wildlife in residential and commercial landscapes, organic farms, and restored landscapes. 

The Friends of Roberts Bird Sanctuary stands in solidarity with the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis to protest FOR Bird safe glass. Please join us. Protest information is listed in our google calendar, there's an event listed on our Facebook page or you can email us for details. 

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