Stories From The Field

Below are just a selection of amazing stories our educators have shared with us. From citizen science, habitat improvements, bird investigations, and more, discover what incredible educators like you are doing around the world. Want to share your story? Send us an email for a chance to be highlighted on our website.

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    Belize Bird Fair 2015: It’s All About Our Birds!

    Crooked Tree Village hosted its first ever Bird Fair, which aimed to inspire local Belize City kids to become future conservation leaders, bird guides, and ornithologists.

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    Mount Arlington School’s Robotics Team Save the Bats

    Students from Mountain Arlington, NJ went head to head with opponent teams in the First Lego League Robotics program.

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    Manatee Bay Elementary Saves the American Kestrel

    Thanks to a $1,000 grant, students from Manatee Bay Elementary’s Kestrel program were able to monitor the American Kestrel throughout the state of Florida.

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    Outdoor Learning For All

    Lincoln Elementary School in Madison, WI, hopes to strengthen local communities and foster pride by providing their families, students, and teachers with access to outdoor learning activities.

  • Full STEM Ahead For Urban NestWatch!

    AP Environmental Science students at Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in Queens, NY are helping house wrens survive. Read about their project to help house wrens thrive.

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    Student-Led Pollinator Garden Project

    Junior high students at Washington STEAM Magnet Academy studied native plants and animals of Pasadena as part of an ongoing native pollinator garden project.

  • Detectives de Aves

    San Vito Bird Club in Belize sponsored the Lab’s innovative education program, ‘Detectives de Aves’, in 16 schools reaching over 500 students.

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    Student-led projects in Local Watershed Health

    Students in Holly Hereau’s AP Environmental class are helping to increase biodiversity and watershed health near their school.

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    Building Habitat and Leadership

    Through the creation of a school garden students at Edison Middle School are taking pride in their ability to help birds and other creatures while learning about ecosystems.

  • Maumee Valley SOLVE’s Bird Strikes

    Maumee Valley Country Day School students are working hard to find ways to reduce window bird strikes on their new building.

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    Get Out and Play Today

    Students in the After-School Program at The German American School of Portland are learning about ecosystems to find ways they can make a positive impact.

  • Birding with BASH

    Through investigation, observation and research, students at High Technology High School are improving their campus habitat.