Puget Sound Bird Fest 2013

Puget Sound Bird Fest 2013

June 28, 2013 by  
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This popular three-day event includes guided walks, field trips (on land and water), talks by experts, exhibits, workshops and all manner of activities for both children and adults…

Crane Watch Festival 2013

December 3, 2012 by  
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For 6 weeks – late February to early April – more than 80% percent of the world’s population of Sandhill Cranes converge on Central Nebraska’s Platte River…

Education and Rehabilitation at Wild Wings Sanctuary

November 6, 2012 by  
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With the goal of promoting environmental conservation through education, Wild Wings Inc. serves as a sanctuary and rehabilitation center focusing primarily on raptors, and offers educational programs…

Birding Oregon – Tillamook Bay

August 28, 2012 by  
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Beginning with a classroom lecture at Heron Hall on September 12 and continuing with a field trip to Tillamook Bay from Portland, this adult education class offers a look at the region’s diverse habitats and the birdlife they support…

Birding Along the Great Rift Valley Flyway in Israel

July 31, 2012 by  
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Located at the point where three continents meet, Israel has reported sightings of more than 500 species of birds, many of which stop-over during their migration between Europe/Western Asia to Africa…

Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival 2012

July 16, 2012 by  
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This celebration of the unique biodiversity of southeastern Arizona offers the opportunity to discover and enjoy the Sky Islands and Sonoran Desert as an educational experience…

A Visit to Ohio Bird Sanctuary

July 12, 2011 by  
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Gail Laux started the County Raptor Rehabilitation Center in 1988 on her private property. In 1995 the Heart of Ohio Boy Scout Council approved a lease to allow the facility to move to the Camp Avery Hand site. Through generous donations and support, the Ohio Bird Sanctuary was able to open its doors to the public in 1999. The sanctuary was eventually able to purchase fifty-two acres of land it had leased, and went on to buy another fifteen acres in 2009. To become a public facility the sanctuary created a board of trustees. Through the assistance of volunteers, events were organized to raise funds to renovate buildings, create a parking area and make trails for visitors to enjoy.

Wings Over the Rockies

February 16, 2011 by  
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The 2011 theme for Wings Over the Rockies is “Celebrating Our Valley, Celebrating the People. As the 15th anniversary the event, it will be honoring nature and the people who created and continue to support the festival. The festival schedule includes about 70 educational events, such as field trips, presentation, river paddles and an art [...]

Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival 2011

February 1, 2011 by  
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Taking place on the north coast of California, this annual spring migration festival boasts a number of bird-rich habitats for bird watchers to explore. Amongst the activities offered during the festival are field trips, workshops, lectures and boat excursions. The opening reception for the event at Arcata Coummunity Center will feature an arts exhibition, vendor [...]

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

September 14, 2010 by  
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Hawk Mountain Sanctuary has been in operation for more than 75 years and is actively involved in raptor conservation, public education and scientific research. This important refuge for birds of prey features an impressive number of falcons, eagles and hawks, lookout points, 8 miles of trails, an informative Visitor Center, a native plant garden and a bookstore. Visitors to the sanctuary can explore the trails by themselves or attend special weekend programs to learn more about raptors.

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