2012 Baillie Birdathon

Join us for the 2012 Baillie Birdathon, the oldest sponsored bird count in North America, raising money for bird research and conservation. The challenge is to identify as many bird species as possible within a 24-hour period, during the month of May. The money raised benefits Bird Studies Canada, the James L. Baillie Memorial Fund, and participating migration monitoring stations and conservation organizations (designated by participants to receive a portion of funds raised).

World Migratory Bird Day Celebration: Tlokweng Village

It is a one day celebration and at least 350-450 school children are invited to participate.Emphasis is on the cultural, social, historic, economic and spiritual relationship between birds and people.

School children would be spreading the conservation message by showcasing Botswana’s diverse culture through songs, dances and drama.

Promoting the Protection of Wintering Sites of Migratory Birds

1. Conducting bird watching at city parks of Purwokerto
2. Distributing awareness materials (stickers, leaflet)
3. Publish press release to newspaper media (local, regional and national)

World Migratory Bird Day at Beaver Lake

Celebrate the return of our feathered friends! May 12 is the USFWS's International Migratory Bird Day and the United Nations Environmental Program's (UNEP) World Migratory Bird Day. Join CRD Regional Parks, Rocky Point Bird Observatory and the Victoria Natural History Society to learn more about the journey that birds take from their summer and winter homes. This free drop-in event offers engaging activities for birders of all ages, expertise and abilities.

Skagen Bird Festival

Observationpost on Skagen (Grenen) the migratory route to the northern Europe (Scandinavia)
Artist exhibition of nature/birds

Appalachian Highlands Birding Trail Launch


The Appalachian Highlands Birding Trail (AHBT) will be launched on International Migratory Bird Day, May 12, 2012. The Jacksonville State University Environmental Policy and Information Center (EPIC) and the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce will host the ceremony which will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne, AL.

World Migratory Bird Day: Hawk Woods Nature Center

All are invited to attend our Flying WILD celebration of birds as they return to Michigan. We will play a migration simulation for families, The Great Migration Challenge. Throughout the day we will also be conducting Geocaching with facilitators. Consider joining us for a pot-luck luncheon. From 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Making a wetland centre. Training seminar for educational departments of nature protected areas of NW Russia

The seminar is aimed to motivate educational departments of nature protected areas for making a wetland visitor center. The seminar was organised with the support of the Matra programme of Embassy of Netherlands and in collaboration with Wetlands International Russia. Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust also took part in the seminar - the head of Wetland Link International, Chris Rostron made some presentations about the UK experience in making wetland centers.

Dìa Mundial de las Aves Migratorias

Mediante el presente la Dirección Provincial del Ambiente de Imbabura, pone en su conocimiento lo solicitado con Memorando Nro. MAE-CGZ4-DPAM-2013-0494 de fecha, 09 de abril de 2013, " CREANDO REDES PARA CONSERVAR LAS AVES MIGRATORIAS": 1.- Tema del evento y objetivos Libro virtual de aves migratorias que visitan las lagunas de Yahuarcocha, San Pablo y Cuicocha; el objetivo entregar materiales de conocimiento a las Instituciones Educativas de la Provincia.

Networking for migratory birds

A minimum of 600 pupils and teachers from at least 30 primary schools, secondary schools, tertiary and OVC’s institutions, plus hundreds of local community people, and other relevant stakeholders, including political and social leaders, government employees, other conservation NGOs and the media.


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