Teen Programs

Flock Together: Helping Urban Birds

June 17, 2017

Red-shouldered Hawk sits on a rocky outcropping and peers into the distance.

Researchers conducted genetic analyses of hundreds of species, including the Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus).

Creative Commons/M. Baird


In this one-day workshop, learn the actions you can take to make a difference for New York City’s threatened birds. Use conservation biology tools to choose target species, construct your own nest boxes and feeders, and encounter real rescued birds of prey. Through visits to the Museum’s collections and the Wild Bird Fund, you will see how scientists, veterinarians, and bird enthusiasts are supporting our native species.

Date: 6/17

Time: 10 am to 5pm