[nfbmi-talk] Birding by Ear and Beyond: Celebrate Urban Birds Event May 17; 10AM- Ann Arbor

Nadia Cioffi nadiaacioffi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 02:15:27 UTC 2014


Humm... Last I checked Vi sports day, or ad the Mpvi open house with camp is that weekend. I know Donna gets funding form NFB for these events, on list they were talking about conflict dates and asked OUB, yet I am more thinking about parents having to choose, just an FYI this event lens on q busy event and not sure if this will make difference.  

Nadia 

On Apr 21, 2014, at 2:56 PM, "Shepherd, Amy" <amyshepherd at mpvi.org> wrote:

*Austin and I will be attending this event! It will be lots of fun for the
whole family! I hope others will join us!*


*Birding by Ear and Beyond: Celebrate Urban Birds Event*
May 17; 10AM



The Environmental Interpretive Center is partnering with the Cornell Lab of
Ornithology to "Celebrate Urban Birds." On the morning of *May 17 at 10 am* we
will be meeting at *Gallup Park Canoe Livery in Ann Arbor, Michigan.* The
day will be filled with birding along the shore of the Huron River and for
an extra opportunity to hear waterfowl we will be canoeing in the river.
Lunch will be provided in the park and we will be celebrating urban birds
through art and song until 2 p m. This *FREE* event is sponsored by the
Center's "Birding by Ear and Beyond" program which offers *an auditory
experience for blind and visually impaired individuals.  *All are welcome
to join us as we engage in "Sensing Nature's Beauty." For further
information contact Donna Posont at 313-220-8140 or dposont at umich.edu.



To learn more about the Birding By Ear program visit:

http://www.umd.umich.edu/eic/education/birdingbyear.html



If you scroll to the bottom of their webpage, you can find a great video
clip that was on the CBS Evening News last year as well as an article
written last fall by the UofM Dearborn Magazine.

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Amy Shepherd
MPVI President
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