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Educators: A Great Opportunity to Learn About Bird Conservation

Monday, May 6th, 2013
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Join Maine Audubon and the Biodiversity Research Institute for a great opportunity to learn about bird conservation and how to educate others about bird conservation!

This customized version of Flying WILD includes a trip to a bird banding station where participants will be able to see the banding of migratory birds and learn of the research being performed by Biodiversity Reach Institute. The workshop also will include activities involving language arts, social science and math experiences, coupled with community outreach and service learning applications, Flying WILD offers a whole-school approach to environmental education using birds as the focus.

This workshop is for educators and people interested in spreading the word to the public about birds. Targeted for the middle-school audience, though widely adaptable to all grade levels, Flying WILD offers practical hands-on classroom and outdoor field investigation experiences connecting real-world experiences in bird biology, conservation and natural history.  For more information about Flying WILD go to

  • When: May 10, 2013, From 7am to 1pm
  • Where: Maine Audubon and Riverpoint Sanctuary in Falmouth
  • Cost: $35
  • Register: Learn more and register here »
  • Questions? Call Linda Woodard at 207-415-8331.