Funky Nests 2018

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News and Notes

Scholarships Available for August 2018 Youth Workshop

We are offering full scholarships for youth and chaperones living in low-income communities to attend a two-day Birds, Careers, and...

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Photo © Patrick Izzo

Funky Nests in Funky Places 2018!

Get ready for the challenge you’ve known and loved since it began in 2009! Funky Nests in Funky Places started!...

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Birds, Careers, and Conservation Youth Workshop

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology invites youth to apply and community members to nominate youth to participate in the workshop,...

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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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Explore our resources

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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