[birdky] Great Backyard Bird Count

  • From: "Christopher Verch" <chrisverch@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: birdky@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 09:35:07 -0500

Help spread the word with the Great Backyard Bird Count poster and press release.

You can print or email a Great Backyard Bird Count poster/brochure to distribute in your community. It's available on the GBBC web site along with a press release that you can send to your bird club or community newsletters to alert them about the upcoming count, February 16-19, 2007. If you'd like to receive copies in the mail, please email citizenscience@xxxxxxxxxxxx This year, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon are challenging bird enthusiasts to "Count for the record!" Please help by encouraging your friends and colleagues to take part. Greater participation provides a more complete record of where the birds are. Last year, participants submitted 60,616 checklists--just missing the all-time record by 433 checklists.

Poster/brochure: http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc/press/news-stories/free-poster-brochure

Press release:      http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc/press/news-release

Have you ever led or participated in a Great Backyard Bird Count workshop?

Please tell us about what worked for you. We're developing materials to help participants lead workshops in their communities. Send ideas or suggestions to Jennifer Smith at jls39@xxxxxxxxxxx In the subject line, write "Workshop."

Join our team of ambassadors.

Would you like to be on our list of GBBC ambassadors? Ambassadors help spread word of the count in their communities however they can. Your level of involvement is up to you. We'll send you suggestions. Just email Jennifer Smith at jls39@xxxxxxxxxxx

and write "GBBC ambassador" in the subject line. In the body of the message, include your name, address, phone number, and preferred email address. Write "Media OK" if you are willing to be contacted by the media. All materials for ambassadors are on the GBBC web site, but if you'd like to receive a postal mailing, write "Mail packet." If you have already signed up, thank you. We'll be in touch with you soon.

Support Citizen Science this holiday season.

If you'd like to support National Audubon and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in their Citizen Science efforts with a donation, you can do so online. To support the Lab by becoming a member, visit http://www.birds.cornell.edu. To support Audubon, please go to https://loon.audubon.org/payment/donate/SCIGBBC.html.

Remember to add February 16-19 2007 to your calendar.

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