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

Larry D. Keeler lkeeler at comcast.net
Thu Apr 24 03:29:38 UTC 2014


Made mine! See you in May!
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UrbanBirdsEvent May 17; 10AM- Ann Arbor


>I am not totally sure what you are saying here, but just to clarify this 
>event was scheduled  last November. It is a partnership with Cornell Lab of 
>Ornithology. In fact there is no funding coming from the NFB and I would 
>not expect that since it is the same day as the state board meeting and 
>walk-a-thon in Lansing. It is unfortunate that people might have to make 
>choices, but it also means that there are lots of opportunities for blind 
>people and that is a good  thing.
>
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Nadia Cioffi
> Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:15 PM
> To: NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Birding by Ear and Beyond: Celebrate Urban 
> BirdsEvent May 17; 10AM- Ann Arbor
>
> 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.
>
> -- 
> Amy Shepherd
> MPVI President
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