When you live at the receiving end of the fall migration, near stopover sites or on the wintering grounds, it is an exciting time of anticipating the return of birds not seen since the northward migration in the spring.  Before the birds migrate through your area or arrive for the non-breeding season, it is a good time to get everything ready for them.  In particular, start preparing for the education and outreach events you would like to hold in your local community, school or protected area, to welcome these long-distance travelers back!  Such events don’t take a lot of time or money, mostly just enthusiasm and a love of birds.  Many free educational materials are available to help you plan your event, at



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