Subject: [Tweeters] Re: banding can help save habitat Date: Jul 18 15:08:44 2017 From: clsouth at u.washington.edu - clsouth at u.washington.edu
typing is not my specialty.
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Thank you Kirk,
On July 18, 2017 2:16:33 PM clsouth at u.washington.edu wrote:
> Puget Sound Bird Observatory (PSBO), a local birding 501c3 non-profit, > advocates for bird conservation, habitat preservation, and scientific studies > that benefit birds in general and birds in the Pacific Northwest in > particular. > > That being said, PSBO teaches a beginner's bander course each year in August. > Banding is the safest way to monitor birds, and collect data about their > health, migration, reproductive rates, and habitat usage. > > The class is five days, over the last two weekends in August so that people > working only have to take one day off of work. > > Once you have held these bundles of feathered energy, you will never look at > birds the same way again. > They are awe inspiring, amazingly resilient entities with the will to fly > great distances just to reach habitat that will support their reproduction > and survival-ship. > > Banding can help supply much needed data to document and protect Important > Bird Areas. > > There are still a few seats available for our August class. Please go to > www.pugetsoundbird.org > > for class details and for registration. > > Regards, > > Christine Southwick > Puget Sound Bird Observatory > clsouthwick at q.com > > _______________________________________________ > Tweeters mailing list > Tweeters at u.washington.edu > http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/tweeters >