Roberts Bird Sanctuary

       
   

Area and County

    Hennepin County
    Metro Area
     
 

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Size

31 acres

 
 
Maps

 

   
 
Parking

Lyndale Park Gardens
1300 W 42nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55409

N44 55.677, W93 17.775

 
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Hunting

No hunting

 
Ecological Classification Province  

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

Ecological Classification
Section  

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

Subsection(s)  

Big Woods

Land Type Association(s)

Hopkins Moraine

 
Native Plant Communities1

Not mapped (6/4/2019)

 
Ownership Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board        
 
Links

Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board

Minneapolis Chain of Lakes Regional Park

Minneapolis Chain of Lakes IBA

 
Comments

What’s in a Name?
The official name of this park is Thomas Sadler Roberts Bird Sanctuary. The sign at the entrance, the stone memorial, and the Website all use the shortened name Roberts Bird Sanctuary.

Important Bird Area
Roberts Bird Sanctuary is part of Minneapolis Chain of Lakes Regional Park, which is included in the Audubon Society’s Minneapolis Chain of Lakes/Theodore Wirth Park Important Bird Area (IBA).

Stay on the Trail
Signs in the park ask visitor’s to stay on the trail to protect the plants and birds.

 
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East Entrance

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East End Boardwalk

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East Entrance Stone Memorial

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West Entrance

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Trail

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  Peace Garden - Roberts Bird Sanctuary
Don Shuler
 
   
 
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Apr 7, 2019

   
       
  In The Mind Of Nature: Roberts Bird Sanctuary, Minneapolis, MN, 6/27/2014
Inthemind Ofnature
 
   
 
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Jul 15, 2015

This film features sights and sounds of the Thomas Sadler Roberts Bird Sanctuary, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The sanctuary is home to several native plant and animal species, and is under threat due to development. For more on how to help, please visit the Friends of Roberts Bird Sanctuary website:

http://www.friendsofroberts.org/

   
       
  Roberts Bird Sanctuary and Peace Garden Minneapolis, MN 2012.wmv
Bruce Yngsdal
 
   
 
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May 19, 2012

A few animals in the Roberts Bird Sanctuary.

   
       
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10/27/2019

The east entrance is right across the road from the Rose Gardens.

https://www.minneapolisparks.org/volunteer_and_give/garden_volunteers/gardens_
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http://www.friendsofroberts.org/

               
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