The Acadiana Master Naturalist-Birding Program will take applications until filled. Our first two workshops are mostly instruction with some field time. Most of the other workshops are almost exclusively field time. The fee for the program is $250.
Program dates are September/October through April/May of the following year. To apply to the birding program, please click on the link below. If you have any questions, send an email to AMNBirding@ gmail.com. If you do not have email, call (337) 291-8448 so they can put you in touch with the birding director.
Click this link to access the application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfiF8OJgAhkBq0KAH206BJHbpQvM4bBM0aYyYgE9qR36UR5QA/viewform
The tentative 2022-2023 Birding Program schedule is below:
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE 2022 – 2023 Acadiana Master Naturalists Birding Class
09-23-2022 Introduction Nature Station
09-24-2022 WS-1 Nature Station Bill Fontenot
10-08-2022 WS-2 Atchafalaya Swamp tour/Indian Bayou/Oxbow Lake
11-12-2022 WS-3 LSU Ornithological Museum/Bluebonnet Swamp
12-10-2022 WS-4 Lacassine/Pintail Loop
12-14-2022 – 01-05-2023 Christmas Bird Count
01-14-2023 WS-5 Bird banding with Erik Johnson at Phyllis Griffard’s home
02-11-2023 WS-6 Avery Island/Jefferson Island
03-11-2023 WS-7 Woodworth – RCWP
03-25-2023 WS-8 Peveto Woods/Sabine
04-15-2023 Overnight trip to Peveto/High Island – Not paid for by AMN – more later