..:: Education - Kids::..Thursday, August 28, 2014
 Young Birders Of Central Oregon

A flock of teens who love birds! Younger, focused birders also welcome. We meet twice each month to watch, study and enjoy birds! We offer a variety of activities including bird identification, nest box projects, bird drawing, public outreach, bird counts, outings to local birding hotspots and overnight trips. 
A list of upcoming events....  details

Contact: Annette Gerard   541-385-1799 email



 Birding for PreSchoolers

10:00 AM Monday mornings, Drake Park in Bend 

A birding and nature walk geared towards preschoolers but all ages are welcome.  Exploration, singing, finger plays, observation, learning, questioning...it's all part of a fun-filled hour on Monday mornings at Drake Park.  We meet near the middle of the park by the restrooms.  Parent or responsible care-taker is required to accompany child.  Come join us.  (for the whole hour or feel free to leave early if necessary for your child's needs and interest.)  We will meet regardless of the weather so please dress in warm, dry layers.  

Contact Mary Yanalcanlin by email (birdingfun@gmail.com) if you have any questions



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Details here .....(Fledglings are young birds that have left the nest, but are still under the care of their parents)

Please join us for a FREE afternoon of learning, games, crafts, and fun

The 2nd Monday of the month: 3:45 – 5:15 pm

(3:45-4:15 pm: gathering & crafts; 4:15-5:15 pm: activities & presentation)

October 14th:  Birds of Bend

November 11th:  Crows, Jays, Ravens, & Magpies

December 9th:  Bird Beaks

January 13th:  Waterfowl (Ducks, Geese, & Swans)

February 10th:  Sage Grouse

March 10th:  Bird Behaviors

April 14th:  Swifts

May 12th:  A Bird-Day Celebration ...(A celebration of what we have learned)

What: An exploration of our local birds geared towards grades K-5 (all ages welcome)

When: The 2nd Monday of the month from 3:45-5:15pm

Where: The Environmental Center, 16 Northwest Kansas Avenue, Downtown Bend

* Fledglings (kids) must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

** Each month, participants are encouraged to bring a sample of their creative work about nature (for example a poem, drawing, short story, etc.). The work will be on display at ECAS's “Birder's Night” and returned the following month. 

For more information: visit us at www.ecaudubon.org

Contact Mary Yanalcanlin at (541) 480-6148, or email birdingfun@gmail.com

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