Volunteers Sought to Share a Passion for Birds
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Birds in my Neighborhood is a volunteer-driven program for grades 2 through 5 that helps students see nature in their community through the observation of birds. Volunteers help run the program by working with teachers to schedule two classroom visits and a field trip to a local nature area. New volunteers must attend trainings to prepare for each part of the program. Interested? Contact dnr.volobog@illinois.gov or call. Training Schedule includes Wednesdays:  Jan. 16, 9:30 a.m. to noon: Overview and Classroom Lesson Tutorial at Volo Bog State Natural Area; Feb. 13, 8:45—11:15 a.m.: Schoolyard Bird Walk Tutorial, Location TBD; March 27, 9:—11:30 a.m.: Field Trip Tutorial, Location TBD.