Category Archives: Friends Event

Swan Watch 2019

The Friends of the Refuge Headwaters will again offer a bus tour to view the fall migration and changing colors of the Upper Mississippi River from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019.

Participants will have the opportunity to view migrating tundra swans and other waterfowl up-close on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The trip will also include a stop at a Refuge Visitor Center on Brice Prairie, WI.

For complete details and to register, please CLICK HERE.

September Meeting

Thursday, September 26, 2019: Today at 4:10 p.m. the Friends will hold their regular monthly meeting with a twist. There will be three guests at today’s meeting. First, Winona State University seniors Matt Gruber and Austin Stearns will be joining to discuss how they can help the Friends through a project for their “Marketing for… Continue Reading

Monthly Meeting – Date Change

The regularly scheduled August Friends of the Refuge Headwaters meeting is being moved to Thursday, August 29. The meeting will begin at 4:10 p.m. in the basement (Room 20) of the Exchange Building (51 East 4th Street) in Winona. We hope to see you there! Continue Reading

Photos from MMAM

On Saturday, August 10, the Friends greeted visitors at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum’s Second Saturday event. Almost 800 people attended the event and the Friends had a great time chatting about the Refuge with many of them. Thanks to Bev Spande for coordinating with MMAM and to all of the volunteers who staffed the… Continue Reading

Join the Friends at MMAM

The Friends of the Refuge Headwaters will join the Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) on Saturday, August 10 from 10am – 5pm, at Second Saturdays. The theme for August is the Mighty Mississippi! Stop by our table to chat with the Friends and learn more about the refuge and our volunteer organization. We hope to… Continue Reading

July 2019 Friends Meeting

Friends and Volunteers, please consider joining the Friends of the Refuge Headwaters Board at their next meeting which will be this Thursday, July 25 at 4:10 p.m. in the Exchange Building (51 East 4th St, Winona) in Room 20 (basement). This meeting will focus on the Friends setting up a display at the Minnesota Marine… Continue Reading

May 2019 Friends Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Friends of the Refuge Headwaters is this Thursday, May 23 beginning at 4:10 p.m. The meeting takes place in the basement (Room 20) of the Exchange Building located at 51 East 4th Street in Winona, MN. The meeting will focus on the upcoming Friends/Frozen River Film Festival partner showing of the… Continue Reading

Decoding the Driftless – Film Presentation

The Friends of the Refuge Headwaters (Friends) are teaming up with the Frozen River Film Festival to present Decoding the Driftless at the Winona History Center on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the film will begin at 7:00 p.m., followed by a question and answer session with filmmaker George Howe.… Continue Reading

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