Congratulations to “The Chickadees,” a team comprised of students from Northeast Range School in Babbitt, MN, for being the overall winners of the Grand Prize! Their feeder design catered to a variety of bird species through diverse food options, shelter and, of course, root beer themed design features.

Grand Prize

The Chickadees


Most Luxurious

The Alfred’s


Best Upcycling

Team Glue Canoe



Most Creative

Team FTB (Feed The Birds)


Bird’s Choice

The Birch Team


Best Use of Natural Materials

Team 21 Nighthawks


Prizes and feeders may be picked up at the museum Saturday, Feb 11 and Sunday, Feb 12 between 10am-5pm, or by arrangement. All entries will receive a special “thank you” for entering the contest.

Not familiar with the contest? Learn more here.