Volunteers Work with NYC Audubon's Susan Elbin on Swinburne Island
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Spring Volunteer Orientations
Volunteers Take Part in Our Horseshoe Crab Monitoring Project.
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Unless otherwise noted, all volunteer orientations meet at 71 West 23rd Street Suite 1523 and require registration in advance
Become a citizen scientist and help conduct conservation research; read below about the various ways to get involved.
Bird Transporters: We often receive calls from individuals who have found injured birds but are unable to transport them to a rehabilitator. We need caring volunteers to transport these birds to licensed wildlife rehabilitators in the area.
Project Safe Flight: Spring migrants confront many hazards as they migrate through New York City. Volunteers are needed to monitor designated buildings for bird collisions, rescue injured birds, and record any casualties. Orientations will be held Monday, March 20, and Thursday, March 23, 6-7pm.
Horseshoe Crab Monitoring: Count horseshoe crabs, an important food source for migratory shorebirds in Jamaica Bay. Orientations will be held Thursdays, April 13 and 20, 6-7pm.
Harbor Herons Foraging Study: Observe herons and egrets as they forage in New York City waterways. An orientation will be held Monday, May 1, 6-7pm.
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