Resources Directory – Engaging People

This section provides information about outreach and education tools, as well as citizen science projects. Citizen science engages the public in collecting information about birds. Many bird citizen science projects already exist, allowing land trusts to easily tap into online monitoring tools, link to volunteers already collecting information, or even access useful data within their service areas.

  • American Birding Association Code of Birding Ethics

    Practice and promote respectful, enjoyable, and thoughtful birding as defined in this code published by the American Birding Association (ABA).

  • Outdoor Afro enjoying a hike in Maryland.
    Outdoor Afro

    Outdoor Afro has become the nation’s leading, cutting edge network that celebrates and inspires Black connections and leadership in nature. We are a national not for profit organization with leadership networks around the country. With more than 100 leaders in 56 cities around the country, we connect thousands of people to nature experiences, who are changing the face of conservation.

  • Latino Outdoors Logo
    Latino Outdoors

    Latino Outdoors strives to inspire, connect, and engage Latino communities in the outdoors and embrace cultura y familia as part of the outdoor narrative, ensuring our history, heritage, and leadership are valued and represented.

  • NABCI field guide to partnerships
    NABCI Field Guide to Developing Partnerships

    Developing mutually beneficial partnerships based on common or complementary goals requires commitment, flexibility, and a desire and capacity to listen and understand the needs, values and challenges of potential partners. This document provides guidance on how to find common goals, effectively reach out to potential partners, and develop lasting relationships that benefit all players.