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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 

 

Birds and Schools video conference (in English)

A video conference between schools on the East Atlantic Flyway. Pupils will visit their local wetland centres in Sweden (Lake Takern), the Netherlands (Terschelling and Oostvaardersplassen) and the Basque Country (Urdaibai) during the week to learn about migratory birds, and count the individuals and species they see there. Then on Friday they will all meet online in a video conference, chaired from Slimbridge, UK. They will let their peers know the species they saw and what they learned. 

 

World Migratory Bird Day - Cedar City, Utah

 

World Migratory Bird Day - Saturday May 11th in Cedar City, UT

Starts at 7:00 AM and Ends at Noon (Mountain Standard Time)

Join local resource agencies and local bird enthusiasts for:

Bird Walks, Bird Related Educational Activities and Games, Bird Identification, Mist Net and Banding Demonstration! 

A Bird Themed Poster Art Contest for local students Kindergarten through 6th Grade.

Coulee Clean-Up/Shoreline Clean-Up at Botterill Bottom Park

Do you want to help keep our local waterways clean? Join the Nature Centre at a shoreline clean-up to help better understand the types of garbage affecting Lethbridge's shorelines. Help pick up garbage along the banks of the Oldman River!  We provide gloves, bags, and checklists to track the types of garbage found. Please plan to wear sturdy footwear, dress for the weather, and bring a friend! No pre-registration necessary, simply meet at the designated location!

Plastic free picnic with Pelee Island Bird Observatory

Join the staff of Pelee Island Bird Observatory for our annual community picnic. Held on the weekend of World Migratory Bird Day, we are aiming for a waste-free event this year. Please bring your own reusable plate, cup and cutlery. Suggested donation is $5

To visit our banding station prior to the picnic, email info@pibo.ca for location. The banding station is open from dawn till approximately noon, weather permitting. 

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