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LET'S GO BIRDING!

IMG_1859Field trips are a great way for young birders to visit Iowa’s birding hotspots, meet other young birders, and learn from experienced leaders.  All trips are open to young birders ages 8-18 and parents are encouraged to attend.  MORE…

 

WHAT WE DO

jeffandkidsIowa Young Birders, a not-for-profit organization, engages young people and families with the outdoors and conservation issues through the study and enjoyment of birds.  In 2013, more than 230 young birders, parents & grandparents, and volunteers took part in 13 field trips.  MORE…

FIELD TRIP PROJECT

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SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS

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Iowa Young Birders is supported by a grant from the State of Iowa Resource Enhancement and Protection Program (REAP), “supported by the state of Iowa, providing funding to public and private partners for natural and cultural resource projects, including water quality, wildlife habitat, soil conservation, parks, trails, historic preservation and more.”  For more information about REAP, click here and for more about the Iowa Young Birders REAP grant project, click here.

Generous support for Iowa Young Birders has also been provided by the Iowa Ornithologists’ Union,  Iowa Audubon, Cedar Rapids Audubon, and the Johnson County Songbird Project.

We are also grateful to the many individuals and families who support the mission and programs of Iowa Young Birders.