New York State Young Birders Club

The New York State Young Birders Club (NYSYB) has many opportunities for young birders between 10 and 19, adult members and even partner organizations. The club is a special project of the New York State Ornithological Association and offers field trips, meetings, scholarships and much more! NYSYB also welcomes members from other states! The New

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Review of The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Eastern Region & Western Region

  Donald & Lillian Stokes have published new regional editions to their highly acclaimed The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America (available March 26, 2013). The books are split into western and eastern regions and are jam-packed with some of the best bird photography out there. These guides provide the most current

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Great Backyard Bird Count – Kids Welcome!

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is coming soon: February 15th-18th, 2013. This may be the easiest citizen science project to participate in. Everyone can participate and you can do so without even leaving the comfort of your home. All birders (and “almost” birders) are welcome to join in. It is just a three-step process:

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Schoolyard Habitat Program – Carlsbad, California

There is nothing more hopeful than hearing about partnering environmental groups, willing teachers and eager students coming together to create a native habitat at a school. Appropriately named, Hope Elementary School in Carlsbad, California did just that on January 17, 2013. They planted over 50 different native plants, shrubs and trees in their new Native

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