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Beach Cleanup at Laguna Atascosa NWR

Let’s clean up the bay at Laguna Atascosa NWR! Everyday trash collects along the Laguna Madre from all around the Gulf of Mexico, a result that can be deadly to wildlife such as birds and marine species. Join us May 11 and our partners EMR and Friends if Laguna Atascosa as we clean up our refuge beaches and restore the home of thousands of species!

 

Guadalupe Mountains World Migratory Bird Day

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day at Guadal;upe Mountains National Park!

Scheduled programs include:

· Morning Bird Hike: 8 —10am -Meet at Smith Springs Trailhead

· Build a Bird craft: 11 –11:30 am -Pine Springs patio

· How BIG a bird are you? (activity): -12:30 –12:45 pm -Pine Springs

· Raptor Demonstrations: 1 —2 pm -Pine Springs Patio

 

 

World Migratory Bird Day at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center

World Migratory Bird Day

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) with a morning of:

Songbird Banding
Guided Bird Hikes
Presentations on SPAC’s bird conservation efforts and research
Trash clean-up for WBMD’s 2019 theme “Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution” 

Columbia School Celebrates Migratory Birds

Third Graders at Columbia Elementary in Bellingham are participating in World Migratory Bird Day as part of a unit on Ornithology.  Students are researching migratory birds and the challenges they face.  We are partnering with RESources for Sustainable Communities to learn about waste reduction, particularly about reducing the use of plastics at the individual, school, and community level.  As a culminating event, we will take a walking field trip to our local beach to engage in a beach clean-up on Thursday, May 2nd.  Students will also make bird masks and costumes to participate in our cit

Coastal clean up for birds and turtles: Megalimpieza playa norte Hanan

The oriental coastal of Cozumel Island is an area of difficult access and high biodiversity. Due to limited access, the coast accumulates plastics and other items that come with the currents.

Conveying periodic beach cleanings, together with volunteers, government and private sector are fundamental to give a chance to the biodiversity that lives there.

“Migrasyon at Polusyon (English: Migration and Pollution): An Outdoor Learning Event on Bird Migration and Plastic Pollution”

Aside from bird watching, monitoring, and a field trip in the wetland where migratory birds are observed, the event will include: a) clean up drive for birds and sanitation; b) exhibit on bird migration in the community; and c) the conduct of “Dalaw Turo” (Dalaw – to visit; Turo – to teach), alternative approach on biodiversity conservation by using street theatre, environmental games, and lectures.

The event’s purpose and objectives are:

1) provide communication, education and public awareness on migratory bird conservation;

Landscape Literacy by Artemisia Institute's Birding Club

The inaugural meeting of the Artemisia Institute's Birding Club will be May 12 from 9am-11am, the day after World Migratory Bird Day!
Led by institute Director Estraven Lupino-Smith, this birding outing will focus on identifying some local species, talking about ecosystems and habitats, and discussing what queering birding and other naturalist practices might look like while remembering that the best way to see birds is to stay quiet. Bring your binoculars! (and an extra pair to share)

The location is TBA, depending on accessibility needs.

World Migratory Bird Day Celebration in Northern New Mexico

This year's World Migratory Bird Day theme is "Protect the Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!" Bring the whole family to New Mexico Wildlife Center to help us celebrate wild birds and find ways to reduce the dangerous impact of plastics on them. See wild birds close up, watch live raptor presentations, learn about native species and how we can improve their habitats, have fun with activities for all ages, meet others in our communities who are working to help birds, and more. Food will be available for sale.

World Migratory Bird Day by Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area! See what makes Columbia Bottom an important stopover for many migratory birds, and discover ways you can help bird conservation. Kids can visit our activity stations to learn about migratory birds and earn a prize.

Date: May 5th (noon - 4 p.m.) 

Location: Columbia Bottom Conservation Center 

 

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