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Bob Janssen

Golden Valley, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Bob Janssen

Bob first journeyed to the North Shore and Grand Marais when the main highway was still gravel. Since then, Bob has continued to travel the entire state in pursuit of his passion, birds. Past president of the Minnesota Ornithologists Union (MOU), Bob served as editor of the MOU journal The Loon for 38 years and has received multiple awards for his birding efforts. Actively involved in numerous bird surveys around the state, including all of Minnesota's 71 state parks and over 50 scientific and natural areas, Bob has published three books on Minnesota birds.

Current Courses Offered by Bob Janssen

2 Days
Teaser image for Boreal Birding Workshop

Boreal Birding Workshop

Spring in northeastern Minnesota is truly alive with life. After a winter of cold and white, there is a veritable explosion of all things feathered. The Boreal Birding Workshop is field focused, offering students a rare opportunity to immerse in this world and develop an appreciation for the wide range…
Fri, May 31st, 2019  –  Sat, Jun 1st, 2019
7am - 4pm
Instructors: Bob Janssen, Joshua Watson

Past Courses Offered by Bob Janssen

Fall Migrants on the Gunflint: Birding up the Trail