Educational Activity

The Furthest North Birding Event

In the beginning of June the Partnership "Birds and People" with the support of the "Kenozersky National Park" FGBU took part in ornithological research and the "Birder School" in the Onega Pomorie National Park.

Festival de Aves Migratorias- Saltillo, Coahuila

A festival about migratory birds so that people can get to know them. There will be dances, informative talks, sale of handicrafts allusive to migratory birds, all organized by the Museum of the Birds of Mexico in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico.
We expect the assistance of 300-400 people. All artistic and educational activities will be free. There will be activities for children and adults.

 

World Migratory Bird at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center

At Cape Perpetua Visitor Center on June 16, 2018th at 12 pm til 4 pm. Will host five activities:

-Build your own Snowy Plover: Visitors were able to build their own snowy plover chicks with cottonballs, toohtpicks, glue, and googly eyes. We discussed snowy plovers info.

-Coloring Station: Catered to a younger audience, this station had coloring pencils, crayons, markers, and bird coloring pages. It was a way to teach children about birds and avian conservation

Migratory Bird Open House at the Anacostia River Center

Join the Earth Conservation Corps for an open house in celebration of World Migratory Bird Day. We'll have:

  • Discussion with ornithologist/ author Rob Bierregaard. 
  • Live drawing demonstration with iIllustrator Kate Garchinsky.
  • Encounter our raptor ambassadors.
  • Explore the Anacostia on a river expedition.

First 50 attendees will receive a free copy of Belle's Journey!

Carl Linhart WMBD Bike Ride at Seney Wildlife Refuge

This World Migratory Bird Day outing is dedicated to Carl Linhart as it was a favorite place of his. Plan for a full day at Seney Wildlife Refuge via bicycle. There is a wonderful trail system at Seney and this will be a great time of year to see birds. We'll do the inner 7-mile loop stopping along the way to view migrating birds in the man-made impoundments. This trip is 10 miles one way, making for a long but very interesting day. 

Saturday May 12th 2018
Seney Natl. Wildlife Refuge 

 

Vancouver Avian Research Centre's Bird Monitoring and Banding Field Workshop

The Bird Monitoring and Banding Workshop is a 3 day action-packed introductory course consisting of presentations, specimen study, field mist-netting, banding, and processing under the direction of Derek Matthews, Master Bander, a North American Banding Council (NABC) certified trainer and Bander-in-charge at the Vancouver Avian Research Centre.

Bird Monitoring and Banding Classroom Workshops by the Vancouver Avian Research Centre

The Vancouver Avian Research Centre is hosting Bird Monitoring and Banding Workshops this spring! Get up close and personal with birds as you experience a professional bird monitoring and banding station in action! Participants will receive training in bird safety and welfare, bird identification, bird banding and taking biometric measurements, ageing and sexing techniques, mist net use and data collection.

Bird Song & Identification Workshop with Dorothy Diamond by The Nature Trust of New Brunswick

Interested in learning more about our feathered friends? The Nature Trust is looking for volunteers of all ages to help with bird monitoring on our nature preserves, and are providing a workshop lead by ornithologist Dorothy Diamond, to help our seasoned and new volunteers brush up on bird identification. Reserve a spot for free, and you are encouraged to bring a small donation (suggested $5.00) to the event to help support stewardship activities.

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.

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