I know most past field trip/ bird walk leaders are on this list and maybe some potential new ones so I'm sending this here so I don't miss anyone if I try to send individual emails.
Here is the news bird walk guides/leaders have been waiting for: ----Lee Ann Sincerely, Lee Ann van Leer la...@cornell.edu<mailto:la...@cornell.edu> Bird Academy Project Assistant Cornell Lab of Ornithology (607) 254-8312 >From Lisa Kopp: Hi all, Below and attached is a position description for a number of spring walk leaders we are looking to hire. Please feel free to post and share with your networks! Thanks, Lisa Spring Birding Trip Leader The Lab of Ornithology seeks a number of skilled birders to lead a series of spring birding trips around the Finger Lakes region. These field trips will be built around new content created by the Lab of Ornithology and offered in a Bird Academy online course designed to give new and beginner birders the skills, tools, and confidence to begin bird watching on their own. In addition to finding birds, walk leaders will be responsible for helping participants learn the skills and resources needed to be able to continue their bird watching journey individually. Examples of the content covered on walks include: * How to use binoculars and field guides * Understanding bird families and diversity * Recognizing habitats that birds depend on * Getting to know local birds using eBird and Merlin * Observing bird behavior * Bird ID strategies including size, pattern and shape * Tracking and sharing your bird sightings - and how that data can help birds Required Qualifications: * Advanced birder able to easily identify birds, behaviors, and calls of the Northeast * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills * Comfortable using technology and learning new technologies * Willing and able to teach/facilitate using inquiry-based learning methods Preferred Qualifications: * Existing understanding of Lab products including Merlin, eBird, Macaulay Library, and other citizen science projects * Prior experience leading informal education programs and/or bird walks Walks will be held on Saturdays from 7 am - 12 pm starting April 4 and running through May 9 at local destinations such as Stewart Park, Myers Point, Dryden Lake, and others. Walk leader training sessions, covering the associated curriculum and resources, will be paid time and will take place in February. Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to Lisa Kopp (lk...@cornell.edu<mailto:lk...@cornell.edu>) $15/hour 6-10 positions available -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://email@example.com/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --
Spring Birding Trip Leader.pdf
Description: Spring Birding Trip Leader.pdf