Black Hills Audubon restarted it’s Education Committee in 2008, with Debbie Nickerson as the Chair. The result has been several wildly popular birding classes taught by knowledgeable instructors. Each class has filled up quickly with waiting lists.
All upcoming classes will are listed here as soon as they have been scheduled.
January 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am-February 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Birding 101, a beginner birding class, will be offered for 5 consecutive Saturdays 9-11am from January 13th to February 10th, 2018 at the Visitor Center at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Scott Mills, a retired Biology professor and professional ornithologist, will be the instructor. The class w...
February 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am-March 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Advanced Birding with Scott Mills will be taught five consecutive Saturdays, February 24th through March 24th. Continue learning bird identification with more time spent on morphs, gulls, biology and behavior. Field trips are included with the course and will be determined at the first class. Pro...
We are looking for more volunteers who wish to help with a variety of education-related projects including:
Developing/updating presentation slideshows on birds and birding for children and adults—skills in graphics, science, or education
Coordinating and arranging birding classes
Working with area teachers to bring this curriculum to the schools
Staffing information tables at various local events
Volunteers are welcomed to promote bird and birding education whether you have days or just a few hours to participate.