Thank You

The Norwegian Ridge Birding and Nature Trails became a reality due to funding made possible through a grant given by the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), gifts by private donors, and countless hours spent by volunteers. Also thank you to our birding experts: Andrew Nyhus is an avid birder who lives in Winona, MN and Thurman Tucker is a Bobwhite Quail expert. Both provided a wealth of information.

Also four photographers allowed us to use their photos on our trail signs and on our website.

Andrew Nyhus, Minnesota,
Dan Garber, Montana
Eric Rosenberg, California,
Richard Stade, Texas,

The Norwegian Ridge and Birding Trails committee consists of Jim and Karen Gray, Paul Gray, Linda and Steve Kemp, Mike and Laurie Moen, Dave and Lori Morken, JC Nerstad, Saundra Solum,  Valerie Torgerson, Mark Udstuen, Robert Vogel, Barb and Larry Wolfs, and Mary and Lane Zaffke.