Welcome to MAARS!

 
 
 
 

Together we can elevate avian care!

Providing life-changing care and environment for special needs avian species in Minnesota. 


Our History

Since  the founding of MAARS in July 1999, almost 1500 unwanted  parrots have  come through our doors. More than 1400 birds have been successfully placed into permanent homes. We’ve consistently grown since then, all thanks to the helping hands of this amazing community!

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Our Team

Our amazing team of regulars and part-time volunteers are committed to helping all captive parrots. We take our convictions and turn them into action. Think you would be a good fit? Get in touch for more information!

 

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Our Mission

MAARS’ core function is to care for our flock at our facility, The Landing. Our primary mission is to educate the public, people who already live with parrots, and the veterinary community about the issues that face captive parrots. 

 

Help Us

Check out our unique gifts featuring the MAARS flock

All proceeds from purchases go directly to help support the MAARS birds - it's a win/win!

Painting Cards

Original Paintings

2022 Flock Calendar

Lucky

Prints

Featured Birds

Meet the Flock

Recent News

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Parrots Can Paint!

May 20 is National Endangered Species Day and recognized by more than 112 countries worldwide including India, the USA, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Philippines. The day aims to create global awareness among the masses of the conservation of wildlife and endangered species prevalent in the world.
Concern about the protection of the Wildlife and its species that put life in it was rooted in the 1960s. In 1972, the United States became the first country to enact the “Endangered Species Act”. The Endangered Species Act of 1973 was created to save animals and plants that were in danger of becoming extinct. Notably, the US Endangered Species Act (ESA) is the nation’s one of most effective law, which aims to protect at-risk species from extinction.
Unfortunately, many of bird species globally have not fared well over the past few decades, suffering from threats such as habitat loss, hunting and illegal trapping/wildlife trade.May 20 is National Endangered Species Day and recognized by more than 112 countries worldwide including India, the USA, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Philippines. The day aims to create global awareness among the masses of the conservation of wildlife and endangered species prevalent in the world.
Concern about the protection of the Wildlife and its species that put life in it was rooted in the 1960s. In 1972, the United States became the first country to enact the “Endangered Species Act”. The Endangered Species Act of 1973 was created to save animals and plants that were in danger of becoming extinct. Notably, the US Endangered Species Act (ESA) is the nation’s one of most effective law, which aims to protect at-risk species from extinction.

Unfortunately, many of bird species globally have not fared well over the past few decades, suffering from threats such as habitat loss, hunting and illegal trapping/wildlife trade.
Consider a donation to support conservation projects that help endangered species.
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May 20 is National Endangered Species Day and recognized by more than 112 countries worldwide including India, the USA, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Philippines. The day aims to create global awareness among the masses of the conservation of wildlife and endangered species prevalent in the world.
Concern about the protection of the Wildlife and its species that put life in it was rooted in the 1960s. In 1972, the United States became the first country to enact the “Endangered Species Act”. The Endangered Species Act of 1973 was created to save animals and plants that were in danger of becoming extinct. Notably, the US Endangered Species Act (ESA) is the nation’s one of most effective law, which aims to protect at-risk species from extinction.
Unfortunately, many of bird species globally have not fared well over the past few decades, suffering from threats such as habitat loss, hunting and illegal trapping/wildlife trade.

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