A Galaxy of Events Focused on Light Pollution

Hundreds of virtual and in-person World Migratory Bird Day events are happening across the globe. Each of these events presents an opportunity to learn more about the impact of light pollution on birds and how we can help.


Virtual Events: Join From Anywhere

Here in the Americas, upcoming virtual events include an expert-led webinar on bird migration hosted by the National Audubon Society on May 10th and a conversation with bird-glass collision researcher and author Daniel Klem Jr. hosted by Environment for the Americas on May 12th. We are also hosting a virtual art activity and reading of the children’s book What if Night? with author Paul Bogard and illustrator Sarah Holden on May 13th.


In-Person Events Are Back

In-person events are taking place in every corner of the world this year. Environment for the Americas staff is looking forward to participating in two upcoming activities here in northern Colorado. On Saturday, May 14th we will host a bird walk in Boulder led by naturalist Dave Sutherland. Dave will share his wealth of knowledge about the migratory birds returning to the Rockies and the tropical places from which they have traveled. Register here to attend. On Sunday, May 15th we will join teen birder Owen Robertson for an afternoon program introducing children and families to birds. This event will be held at the Greenlee Wildlife Preserve in Lafayette and no registration is required.


Bird Day Around the World

Of course, World Migratory Bird Day extends well beyond the Americas. Check out our global map to see what is happening in your part of the world, and if you can’t find an event near you, consider starting your own. Remember to register your activity so that we can place it on the map and help you advertise.


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