Members of the Minnesota Astronomical Society are passionate about sharing, educating and creating camaraderie through amateur astronomy.
Contemplating Our Place in the Universe
Gifts of Time and Talent
We are grateful to our more than 100 volunteers! In 2021, volunteers donated more than 1,000 hours to Belwin. Thank you!
A Force for Good: Chuck and Hope Lea
Volunteers Chuck and Hope Lea gave more than 11,000 hours of their time to Belwin, monitoring bird activity, recording weather data, documenting wild flowers, and connecting kids with the natural world.
Nature On Display
Learn more about the Minnesota Nature Photography Club members and their photos on display at the Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields.
Kestrels at Belwin
Great news for declining kestrel populations! In June 2021, members of the Saint Paul Audubon Society Conservation Committee (SPASCC) found five kestrel chicks in one of two nesting boxes at Belwin. The birds fledged after about 30 days. In 2020, SPASCC members found four nestlings and one unhatched egg in a box at Belwin. 123456Photos… Continue Reading Kestrels at Belwin