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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.

Past Courses Offered by Bob Janssen

Boreal Birding Workshop

Fall Migrants on the Gunflint: Birding up the Trail

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