Thomas Sadler Roberts Bird Sanctuary is a 31-acre undeveloped natural area located in Lyndale Park near the Peace Garden, north of Lake Harriet. Part of the Chain of Lakes Regional Park, the Sanctuary is managed by the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board. The Sanctuary was established in 1936 and renamed in 1947 to honor Thomas Sadler Roberts. Friends of Roberts Bird Sanctuary are committed to ongoing advocacy for and stewardship of this priceless resource.
The Friends of Roberts Bird Sanctuary, Inc. is a Minnesota non-profit corporation formed in 2013. Our mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance the Sanctuary as a thriving, undeveloped habitat and sanctuary for birds and other native wildlife.