Audubon Presentations

Audubon Pennsylvania's mission of conserving and restoring natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, wildlife, and their habitats helps to shape the Commonwealth's conservation agenda. Working with state, local and federal officials, along with our network of chapters, volunteers and many partners, Audubon PA is protecting and restoring Pennsylvania's natural heritage.

 

Common Birds of the Cumberland Valley

 

From: Audubon Pennsylvania

 

Date(s):  On request

 

Point of contact: Paul T. Zeph, Director of Conservation, Audubon Pennsylvania, 717-574-6668, pzeph@audubon.org

 

Cost: No cost, but will accept donation to help with travel costs and staff time

 

Length: Typical presentation is 45 minutes with questions after that, but can modify to fit any schedule

 

Description: In title. Can be modified to suit the audience.

 

Age group: For all age groups at your meeting location – day or evening

 

Facilities needed: Prefer if a projection screen or blank wall is available, but can bring a screen if needed.  Presenter can also being a projector and extension cord if they are not available

 

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Making Your Yard and Community More Bird-friendly

 

From: Audubon Pennsylvania

 

Date(s):  On request

 

Point of contact: Paul T. Zeph, Director of Conservation, Audubon Pennsylvania, 717-574-6668, pzeph@audubon.org

 

Cost: No cost, but will accept donation to help with travel costs and staff time

 

Length: Typical presentation is 45 minutes with questions after that, but can modify to fit any schedule

 

Description: In title. Can be modified to suit the audience.

 

Age group: For all age groups at your meeting location – day or evening

 

Facilities needed: Prefer if a projection screen or blank wall is available, but can bring a screen if needed.  Presenter can also being a projector and extension cord if they are not available

 

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Raptor Migration 101:  introduction to the birds of prey that live and migrate through Pennsylvania, and their use of our ridges for their journey

 

From: Audubon Pennsylvania

 

Date(s):  On request

 

Point of contact: Paul T. Zeph, Director of Conservation, Audubon Pennsylvania, 717-574-6668, pzeph@audubon.org

 

Cost: No cost, but will accept donation to help with travel costs and staff time

 

Length: Typical presentation is 45 minutes with questions after that, but can modify to fit any schedule

 

Description: In title. Can be modified to suit the audience.

 

Age group: For all age groups at your meeting location – day or evening

 

Facilities needed: Prefer if a projection screen or blank wall is available, but can bring a screen if needed.  Presenter can also being a projector and extension cord if they are not available

 

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Plant It and They Will Sing: Attracting birds with native plants and identifying new visitors – by ear

 

Date(s):  On request

 

From: Audubon Pennsylvania

 

Point of contact: Paul T. Zeph, Director of Conservation, Audubon Pennsylvania, 717-574-6668, pzeph@audubon.org

 

Cost: No cost, but will accept donation to help with travel costs and staff time

 

Length: Typical presentation is 45 minutes with questions after that, but can modify to fit any schedule

 

Description: As human development continues to reduce the amount of habitat available for wildlife, suburban properties are becoming critical habitat for migrating and resident birds.  Learn how using native plants in our yards not only benefit us personally and helps reduce our footprint, but also provides important space and high-quality food for our avian friends.   Then we will learn easy and fun ways to recognize who is singing outside our windows.  Can be modified to suit the audience.

 

Age group: For all age groups at your meeting location – day or evening

 

Facilities needed: Prefer if a projection screen or blank wall is available, but can bring a screen if needed.  Presenter can also being a projector and extension cord if they are not available

 

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Basic Birding by Ear

 

Date(s)  On request

 

From: Audubon Pennsylvania

 

Point of contact: Paul T. Zeph, Director of Conservation, Audubon Pennsylvania, 717-574-6668, pzeph@audubon.org

 

Cost: No cost, but will accept donation to help with travel costs and staff time

 

Length: Typical presentation is 45 minutes with questions after that, but can modify to fit any schedule 

 

Description: Is spotting the bird sometimes the most challenging part of birding? Whether you are a backyard birder, novice, or seasoned birder, learning to bird by ear is one of the most effective ways to discover what is around you.  By learn tricks that help you remember common Pennsylvania songbird songs, the spring “dawn chorus” becomes more rich and meaningful. Can be modified to suit the audience.

 

Age group: For all age groups at your meeting location – day or evening

 

Facilities needed: Prefer if a projection screen or blank wall is available, but can bring a screen if needed.  Presenter can also being a projector and extension cord if they are not available

 

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