Educational Activity

Meadowlark Nature Festival by the Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance

Showcasing the best of the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys’ natural environments, Meadowlark Festival is the flagship public event presented by the Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance (OSCA). This year the festival offers 78 tours including hiking, cycling, horseback riding, canoeing, geology tours, astronomy events, children`s programs, film screenings, art exhibitions, Aboriginal events, and photography, painting and writing workshops.

Year of the Bird Raptor Program and River Experience at the Monique Johnson Anacostia River Pump House

You are cordially invited to the Year of the Bird Raptor Program and River Experience hosted by Environment for the Americas and the Earth Conservation Corps.

Please join us at the Monique Johnson Anacostia River Pump House Tuesday, June 12th at 9am to meet the Earth Conservation Corps raptor ambassadors and enjoy an educational river expedition on the Anacostia.

Migratory Bird Day at Sugarite Canyon State Park

This celebration of migratory birds includes a live hawk presentation, a demonstration of hummingbird banding, a bird walk for beginners, and an "Early Bird Special" with homemade cinnamon rolls to watch birds at the feeders!

World Migratory Bird Day at Brian Booth State Park

A day devoted to the wonders of our natural world, and its migrating avians. Park Ranger Glennis will be waiting at Beaver Creek State Natural Area welcome center ready to take adventurers on a birding hike. And OPRD host, will be offering painting seminars. Stop by for a day of fun.

Marking World Migratory Bird Day Celebration in Nyandarua County

The event will be marked in Nyandarua County which host 3 IBAs, Lake Olbolossat, Kinagop grasslands and Aberdare forest. The event will involve local community conservation groups, NGOs, local schools, companies, media and county government officials. Main activities will include, volleyball tornament, awareness creation talks and planting of tussock grass along the river Nairobi.

Swift Night Out at Allan Gardens

Join us to learn more about the Chimney Swift and witness the amazing spectacle of hundreds of swifts diving into a chimney to roost overnight. We will meet at Allan Gardens at 7:30 pm for coffee/tea, treats, and a short talk on swifts. We will then take a 15 minute walk over to Moss Park to watch the swifts spiral into the Moss Park Armoury chimney shortly after sunset. Rain or shine. Hope to see you there, register for the event at the link below:

Birds and Board Games - Pickering Central Library

Join Bird Studies Canada for an evening of bird-themed gaming! We have a whole pile of board games and card games that have a bird-related theme – come out and play with us!

This free event will take place at Pickering Central Library from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in the Makerspace. We have different games for all ages, so this event is great for families too.

Try your hand at a few rounds of different games, and have fun learning about birds, birding, and the evolution of flight, or just enjoy some beautifully illustrated cards and friendly competition.

World Migratory Bird Day 2018

Zamin-e-Farda is an Iranian NGO which tried to celebrate the world migratory bird day through holding a meeting. We invited public to participate in the meeting with presence of one of the wild life experts who describe about the fact of migration and spoke around bird conservation. He get them familiar with an specious named "Bar-tailed godwit" which scientists newly realize its wondering migration. It passes the way in 9 days without any stops, this makes it amazing. 

World Migratory Bird Day Spring Bird Count with Bighorn Audubon Society

Each year Bighorn Audubon Society participates in the World Migratory Bird Day Spring Bird Count, created in 1993 at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. The count is similar to Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count but is conducted on one day each year:  the second Saturday in May in the U.S. and Canada, and in October in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

World Migratory Bird Day at World Bird Sanctuary

Learn which birds migrate and why. Find out why it is important to protect migratory birds and their migratory flyways. Meet naturalists to learn bird watching and identification tips, watch bird-banding demonstrations, attend keeper talks about the birds that call the sanctuary home, and engage in fun, free children’s activities with prizes.

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