Check out the recordings of a recent New Jersey Audubon Young Birders Club Virtual Conference

The 2022 conference has talks from current and past members of the NJ Young Birders Club. Topics include a “Lights Out” initiative in Philadelphia, vlogging about New Jersey’s Birds, Building and Mentoring a Youth Birding Team, and Mercury levels in neotropic birds. Also included are some Bird ID shorts from club members (Lesser vs. Greater Yellowlegs and Common vs. Forster’s Terns).

Welcome to NJ Audubon’s Young Birders Club

New Jersey Audubon encourages young people to get involved in conservation through birdwatching. You can connect to one of our local nature centers to learn more about birds and birdwatching or you can join the NJ Audubon Young Birders Club.

The New Jersey Young Birders Club was created to bring young birders of New Jersey together and provide mentors for youth who are interested in natural history and conservation.

If you are between the ages of 11-17 and interested in birds, you are invited to join our club! We also welcome young birders from the surrounding states. Throughout the year, we have experienced birders leading us on field expeditions to the best birding spots in the Garden State. Additionally, there are opportunities to socialize as we meet to discuss future trips and special club events.”

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

The Stone Foundation of New Jersey

Join the club – It’s FREE

Click below to register and send to Scott Barnes at [email protected]

Free Resources

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