Birding Program

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 $200. Acadiana Master Naturalist birders

Program dates are August through May of the following year.  To apply to the birding program, please visit our Birding Application Page.  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.

 

SAMPLE BIRDING PROGRAM SCHEDULE

INTRO – early AUGUST (FRI) – 6-8PM – NATURE STATION

WORKSHOP 1 – late AUGUST – 7AM-1PM – NATURE STATION

WORKSHOP 2 – mid SEPTEMBER – 9AM-4PM – LSU MUSEUM IN BATON ROUGE AND LAKE MARTIN BOAT TOUR

WORKSHOP 3 – mid OCTOBER – 7:30-2PM – PALMETTO ISLAND STATE PARK BIRD BANDING AND INTRACOASTAL BIRDING

WORKSHOP 4 – mid NOVEMBER – 7:30-2PM – CADE FARM AND MATT’S PROPERTY

CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNTS IN DECEMBER, VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

WORKSHOP 5 & 6 – late JANUARY – 7:30AM UNTIL NEXT AFTERNOON – I-49 REST AREA, CHENYVILLE, WOODWORTH (OVERNIGHT)

WORKSHOP 7 – early MARCH – PINTAIL LOOP AND THORNWELL

WORKSHOP 8 & 9 – mid APRIL – TIME TBA – ROCKEFELLER, CAMERON PARISH (OVERNIGHT)

WORKSHOP 10 – mid MAY – 7AM-1PM – INDIAN BAYOU WILDLIFE AREA AND GRADUATION

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