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Connecting People with Nature through Birds
Event Name Connecting People with Nature through Birds
Event Type Course / Class
Location Prairie Wetlands Learning Center, Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Event Date(s) Jun 5 - Jun 8, 2017
Event Time(s) 1:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Event Description Birds make a perfect means for connecting people to nature. Birds are awake and active when we are; they are relatively easy to spot and hear; and, birds are in every backyard. Moreover, research has shown that the ability to identify birds heightens awareness and creates a sense of stewardship among youth and adults. In this course, explore activities that engage people in bird watching. Specifically, participants will learn to teach others basic bird identification, and explore a variety of programs that connect people to nature including citizen science and mist netting birds.
Event Document(s) OUT8163-Birding course_2017.pdf
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