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Bird Study Merit Badge


Bird Study Merit Badge
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131 S. Cameron Street
Winchester, VA 22601, US
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‘BIRD STUDY’ MERIT BADGE WORKSHOP

SPONSORED BY SHENANDOAH NATURALISTS and

THE SHENANDOAH AUDUBON SOCIETY

WHO:  Any interested boy or girl over 9 years old.  Scouts preferred.

WHEN:  Friday, March 15th 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

And Saturday, March 16th 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

WHERE:  Market Street United Methodist Church

          131 S. Cameron St. Winchester (use Cork St. entrance)

This workshop is FREE, however; scouts should obtain the Bird Study Merit Badge book and study it thoroughly before the workshop.

Activities will include learning how to identify birds by sight and song and calls.  You will learn how to properly use binoculars and a birding field guide.  Lectures on bird migration and study of bird populations are planned.  You will build a bird house and will also start a field notebook to take with you on the required bird walk field trip.

Bring your 8X11 notebook and binoculars if possible.  NO electronic bird calls please!!

Field Trips:  the required field trips will be posted for weekends in April; at either Abrams’ Creek Wetlands or the 3rd Winchester Battlefield.

        REGISTRATION REQUIRED!!

You MUST register by Monday, March 11th

You can register by email: NatureLover@Shenandoahnaturalists.org  

Or leave a phone message with callback number at (540) 667-6778

This is NOT an annual event so Don’t Miss Out!!

 

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SHENANDOAH AREA COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

107 Youth Development Court
Winchester, VA 22602

phone: 540-662-2551
fax: 540-662-2725

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