Western Field Ornithologists is pleased to announce the availability of a youth scholarship for the WFO 2016 Conference to be held in Humboldt County, California from September 28th through October 2nd. The scholarship is open to youths between the ages of 12 and 22, with six scholarships for youths in Grades 6 through 12, and… Read more »
Eyes in the Sky
Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Eyes in the Sky (EITS) raptor program engages with the public in daily educational presentations. Six days a week, trained education volunteers present rescued raptors to visitors at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. The raptors and their handlers also visit after school programs, retirement communities, and community centers throughout the Santa Barbara area.
Meet Your Wild Neighbor
An arm of Eyes in the Sky program “Meet Your Wild Neighbor” (MYWN) is the flagship science and conservation education program of Santa Barbara Audubon Society (SBAS). In these 1-hour weekly sessions, kids get to learn about the ecosystem around them and meet beautiful live hawks, falcons, and owls rescued from the wild. The program lasts 5 weeks and focuses on science, birds, nature, conservation, and outdoor learning. In the 2019-2020 year, SBAS is presenting the program in 6 classrooms across 4 local schools, teaching 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-grade curriculum. Read More