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March 2018
March 6 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wild Bird Fund Center, 565 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10024 United States

Wild birds face innumerable challenges living in urban spaces. One of the ways we can help them is through environmental and animal cruelty laws. But how can everyday New Yorkers harness this legal framework to protect urban wildlife? Learn about “protected” vs “unprotected” wildlife, how animal cruelty is legally defined, and what to do if you see a violation of the law - including netting of NYC pigeons for use in Pennsylvania shoots! Presented by Lori Barrett-Peterson, Esq., Chair of…

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March 9 - April 8
Wild Bird Fund, 565 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024 United States

A reception will be held for this exhibition on Friday March 9, from 6 to 8 PM. The City of New York is teeming with 8.5 million human inhabitants who clog the sidewalks, jam into subway cars and generally crowd each other for space. Filling in the voids of these multitudes live millions of other creatures. Some take up residence in the airshafts of buildings, underground burrows, holes in trees, inside walls, while others just live in plain sight on…

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March 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wild Bird Fund Center, 565 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10024 United States

NOTE: In anticipation of the snow storm on March 7, 2018, this class has been rescheduled to March 14, the following Wednesday. New York City Audubon is recruiting Injured Bird Transporters to help respond to the many calls received during the migration and breeding seasons about birds in distress. If you have a flexible schedule and are interested in responding to bird emergencies, come to NYC Audubon’s Injured Bird Transporter Training session on Wednesday, March 7th, at the Wild Bird…

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March 18 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wild Bird Fund Center, 565 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10024 United States

10223|https://www.wildbirdfund.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/NYPL-pigeons-fountain-bathing_42garn-300x194.jpg|medium For Members Only: The Noble Pigeon Pigeons share a long history with humans, making them a special and unique part of the urban landscape. First domesticated around 10,000 years ago, pigeons have been our treasured companions, talented athletes, research assistants, and even war heroes. Join us with Chris Strub, as we explore pigeon-human interactions and learn what makes this oft-maligned bird so important to us, and to our urban landscape. The lecture will be held at the WBF Center…

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April 2018
April 14 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wild Bird Fund, 565 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024 United States

Spring is here - time to get outside and see who's around! Join WBF member, artist, and birder Alan Messer for an early spring bird walk in Central Park in search of lingering winter waterfowl species on the Resevoir. On our way to the Ramble for sparrows and finches, we'll look for the hard over=wintering woodpeckers, hawks, and early migrating phoebes and warblers. We'll be meeting at the Wild Bird Fund (address below) at 9 AM SHARP on April 14th…

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