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Focus on Diversity: Changing the Face of American Birding Conference
November 4, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - November 6, 2013 @ 2:00 pm$3 - $55
The 3rd Annual Focus on Diversity Conference comes to McAllen, TX in conjunction with the 20th Annual Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival. Join familiar birding names like Kenn Kaufman, Drew Lanham, Roy Rodriguez, Mary Gustafson, Paul Baicich, and many others for arguably the most important gathering of birders this year!
Learn more about the purpose of this special event at http://www.fledgingbirders.org/CFABpurposeTX.html
FOD3 is aimed at building a sustainable future for bird conservation and the birding community. Panelists will share:
– the conservation significance of engaging new audiences in bird outreach activities;
– how birding can positively impact new birders;
– general considerations for effectively reaching out to new audiences with birding; and
– specific examples of successful bird outreach.
At the Changing the Face of American Birding Workshops, participants will be assisted by bird outreach specialists in the development of realistic goals and simple action plans to begin promoting bird education and bird conservation in their own areas.
Come to McAllen to make a difference for birding! Stay and have a great time at the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival!!