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Dinner at the Lake – February

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$35

Omashkooz: Returning a Native

After a wonderful banquet dinner, Mike Schrage, Wildlife Biologist for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, will talk about the reintroduction of elk to Minnesota.

Omashkooz is the Ojibwe word for elk. Mike will talk about the efforts of the Fond du Lac Band, the University of Minnesota and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to investigate the feasibility of restoring elk to parts of northeast Minnesota. He’ll talk about the history and ecology of elk in the eastern United States and the process for restoring elk to northeast Minnesota.

Appetizers start at 6:00 p.m.; presentation following dinner

Dinner at the Lake meal and presentation: 
Adults: $35; Children ages 5-12 yrs: $17

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
To make reservations:
♦ Call (320) 245-2648
♦ Email audubon1@audubon-center.org
♦ Click here to make prepaid online reservations

If making reservations that includes children, please phone in your reservation to 320-245-2648.

Please note: if your reservation numbers change or you need to cancel, please call 320-245-2648 or email audubon1@audubon-center.org
as soon as possible.

Make it a getaway and stay overnight! 

Add a private overnight lodging room for $50 per room (sleeps up to 4 adults) – includes linens. Call 320-245-2648 or email audubon1@audubon-center.org if you’d like to add lodging.

Elk in MN

Mike Schrage

Mike Schrage has been the wildlife biologist for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa since 1995 where he is expected to be the expert on everything from tribal treaty rights to moose biology to the proper care and handling of baby robins that have fallen out of the nest.  He is a graduate of the University of Idaho and Virginia Tech and a resident of Duluth. 

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$35
Event Category:

Venue

ACNW
54165 Audubon Dr.
Sandstone, MN 55072 United States
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Phone:
888-404-7743 or 320-245-2648
Website:
https://www.audubon-center.org

Organizer

ACNW
Phone:
888-404-7743 or 320-245-2648
Email:
info@audubon-center.org
Website:
https://www.audubon-center.org
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