[nfbmi-talk] Great Backyard Bird Count Weekend

Elizabeth Mohnke lizmohnke at hotmail.com
Mon Mar 3 23:15:17 UTC 2014


Hi Donna,

Am I missing something here? This seems like the exact same announcement 
that was posted last month. Were there suppose to be new dates with this 
announcement? If so, I do not see them listed with this announcement.

Thanks,
Elizabeth

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From: "Donna Posont" <donnabutterfly50 at gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2014 3:30 PM
To: "NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
Cc: "bdivizio" <bdivizio at umich.edu>
Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Great Backyard Bird Count Weekend

> Please note the revised adventure.
>
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Fred Wurtzel
> Sent: Monday, February 03, 2014 9:51 PM
> To: NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List
> Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Great Backyard Bird Count Weekend
>
> ANNOUNCING
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> Another Great NFBMI Outdoor Event!
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>
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> Great Backyard Bird Count Weekend
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> February 14-16
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> For All blind adults and youth, Families and friends.  For anyone 
> interested
> in joining with us to have fun and learn Birding By Ear techniques and
> participate in a nationwide science event.
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>
>
> In conjunction with Cornell University and the worldwide  weekend of the
> Backyard bird count We  Will be counting and recording all the birds we 
> hear
> at wildwood ranch during our 3 day adventure.  We will submit the data to
> Cornell University in order to enhance and contribute to their bird
> research.  We will use Braille and our full complement of alternative 
> skills
> of blindness in our procedures to gather, record and compile the data
> demonstrating the abilities of blind persons to do field science..
>
>
>
> During the weekend we will be involved in other fun activities such as 
> snow
> tubing, sled riding, building bird feeders, tracking winter wildlife, tree
> identification by touch, playing around the fire place outside and inside,
> Of course we will make and eat  large volumes of s'mores.
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>
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> Bring your thinking cap.  We will challenge your knowledge of birds and 
> the
> outdoors with World famous birdbrain jeopardy.  There may be some gigantic
> prizes, or not.
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> CHECK-IN will be February 14 at 6:00 pm -
>
> Unfortunately we will have to leave by February 16 at 3:00 pm
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>
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> We will be enjoying the comfortable rustic facility at Wildwood Ranch
>
> 4909 Brophy  Road
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> Howell, MI
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> CONTACT:  Donna Posont at 313-220-8140for registration and information.
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> COST  $10 including all meals and lodging
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> BRING  Bedding Towels and toiletries
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> FEEL FREE to bring snacks and games to share
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