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2016 Salt Lake Birding

Thank you to Edie for sharing this!  (If you’d like to see highlight’s from last year’s events: Birding 2015) Salt Lake Birding Weekend 2016 Saturday April 23 Sponsored by MOU and MRVAC If you’re dreaming about spring and finding migrating shorebirds or prairie wildflowers, why not join the 41st annual Salt Lake Birding Weekend? On Saturday April 23, 2016, volunteers will guide birders around Salt Lake, Big Stone Refuge, the lakes, wetlands and native prairies in Lac qui Parle, northern Yellow Medicine and southern Big Stone counties. This event is free and

MNbump Assets

Thanks to the help from the University of Minnesota’s Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and their Tourism Center we’ve been working on identifying a deeper understanding of our ttourism potential and ways to develop opportunities – and we have been busy identifying assets… Big Stone Lake, Big Stone Lake State Park, Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge, hunting & fishing, bike trail, historic buildings, Arts, birding, shopping – and the list goes on. HOWEVER, while enjoying a delicious meal that was served at St. John’s Catholic Church today (a fundraiser for the the Ortonville Cemetery Association) and looking at all of the people already there (our Church gets out a little later than most and they were still serving!) enjoying the meal and visiting with each other — and thought “Wow.  The biggest asset that we have here in the MNbump area is our people!”  Life is Good here on the MNbump!