Save the dates! Three Building Better Birder Workshops are coming to Louisa County!
Whether you’re a beginner, expert, or somewhere in between, these award-winning workshops prepare you for the next step in your birding education. Each day has many indoor and outdoor sessions included. You are welcome to come for the whole day or perhaps just the morning or afternoon or just a few hours.
The workshops will be conducted by Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), with assistance from Mark Roberts (Clinton County Conservation), Brian Ritter and James Wiebler (Nahant Marsh Education Center). Funding for the workshops is provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection- Conservation Education Program (REAP-CEP). For detailed itineraries and more information please visit https://building betterbirders.com.
Topic: Waterfowl Migration
Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Langwood Education Center with field trips to Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge and Cone Marsh Wildlife Management Area
Itinerary: Building Better Birders March 4
Date: Monday, May 8, 2023
Time: 6:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Langwood Education Center with a field trip to Klum Lake
Itinerary: Building Better Birders May 8
Topic: Migratory Insects and Songbirds
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
Time: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Big Sand Mound Nature Preserve with a field trip to the Monarch Prairie at the Louisa County Conservation Board Office
Itinerary: Building Better Birders 9_9_23