14 May '11, 3pm

Migratory Bird Day

Migratory Bird Day

Today (and the second Saturday of May every year) is International Migratory Bird Day. As stated by the Environment for the Americas who created IMBD, “Public awareness and concern are crucial components of migratory bird conservation . Citizens who are enthusiastic about birds, informed about threats , and empowered to become involved in addressing those threats, can make a tremendous contribution to maintaining healthy bird populations. By modeling what can be done and involving people, their interest and involvement in stewardship can grow. One of the most successful vehicles for public education on migratory birds is International Migratory Bird Day.” Environment for the Americas has put together an extensive array of tools to help you celebrate and teach about Bird Day, from an event catalog , to educational materials and activities, to promotional materials including...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/migratory-bird-day.html

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