Alternatively (or in addition), Volunteers may take part in a short term “focus week” that will intensively survey a subset of buildings for a week(+) in May and again in September.
Volunteers have an opportunity to see a variety of birds up close and help release many of them safely out of the city. Beat the commuting traffic and arrive early to walk the morning route! Opportunities to walk at lunch or in the afternoon may be available.
The training event is this Saturday
Saturday April 18th (10:00 AM -Noon) at the Ecology building at the U of MN
St Paul Campus.
Training sessions are required and will provide an overview of the program, updates about the most recent data that has been collected, and an opportunity to meet your fellow volunteers. Current volunteers are welcome and encouraged to join us as well.
If you are unable to make either of these dates it may be possible to arrange alternative training.
Please RSVP to Tom Ibsen, National Park Ranger / Volunteers-In-Parks Manager, ASAP (651.290.3214, Thomas_Ibsen@nps.gov
More information and directions will be sent out via email immediately before each training session.
For more information on bird building problems during migration see the Fatal Light Awareness Program website.