News and Notes

Creating a Culture of Bird Watching Within the City!

April 4th – May 4th, 2019
Morelia, Michoacán, México

Siruki Educación Ambiental A.C. (Siruki Environmental Education) is an amazing organization dedicated to spreading knowledge and appreciation of local biodiversity...

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Mini-grants for Latin American and Caribbean Groups and Organizations

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology cordially invites organizations and groups in Latin America or the Caribbean Islands to apply for...

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Photo © ONG Brote Urbano

Discovering the birds of Valparaíso

April 1st – April 13th, 2019
Valparaiso, Chile

The NGO Brote Urbano (Urban Sprout), winner of a mini-grant from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, organized a series of...

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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!

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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Find books, teaching materials, community events and other enrichment resources.

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Line of pigeons in the city of New York with buildings behind Photo © Sam Aronov

Learn about the birds where you live!

Learn about the regional species of birds we focus on in the Celebrate Urban Birds project!

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