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Merlin: Easy Bird ID in the technological age

“What is that bird?” We’ve all had a moment in which we wished we had a pocket field guide.  Merlin,...

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Bogota Celebrates its Birds

February 25th – March 3rd, 2017
Bogotá - Bogota, Colombia

Biologists, César Villamil, Alejandro Pérez, Alejandro Montañez, Ingrid Obando y  Eric Cubillos: members of Aves-Tamiento en Humdales, a wonderful Colombian group of...

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Bird Festival in Milpa Alta, Mexico

April 14th – April 16th, 2017
Milpa Alta, Mexico

The wonderful environmental organization, Kuxtal Yaxkaba organized a magnificent Bird Festival in Milpa Alta, Mexico! The festival focused on sharing...

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We Need Your Data! It’s Easy and Fun!

1. Learn to identify your regional birds.

2. Choose your birdwatching area.

3. Watch birds for 10 minutes a day for 3 days.

4. Report your results!

Photo © Chuck Wagner

Your Summer Guide to Attracting Birds

Mini-Series Entry #3

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Connect to the outdoors through art

Explore the arts as a way to connect even deeper with the outdoors, or as a doorway to the outdoors.

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Mother and daughter planting garden

Discover gardening tips for urban areas

These green mini-oasis contribute to the beauty of neighborhoods, help build community spirit, and provide places for children and adults...

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