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  1. After years of successful NABC workshops in Belize, this spring banding workshop is back by popular demand at the TREES Field Station and Toucan Ridge Bird Observatory! Over the 5-day workshop, participants will learn the basics of bird banding from certified NABC trainers. Instruction will be primarily field-based in small groups (max. 4 per trainer), while classroom style discussions will review: the history of bird banding, bird banding techniques, Pyle, Bird Topography, Molt, and other pertinent topics. The workshop is tailored for participants with no experience to those with plenty. Fo
  2. The Toucan Ridge Bird Observatory, located at the T.R.E.E.S Research Center in the Maya Mountains of Belize is currently is looking for experienced banders with experience banding Central American or South American birds. The position is to work alongside experienced banders from the Calgary Bird Banding Society for the spring 2020 banding session. The focus of the position is to continue the resident bird data collection during the 2020 spring session as well as train apprentices in extractions, banding, ageing and sexing as well as explaining the basics in bird banding with an emphasis on th
  3. The Toucan Ridge Bird Observatory, located at the T.R.E.E.S Research Center in the Maya Mountains of Belize, currently has between 4-6 apprenticeship spots open for our Spring 2020 Bird Banding Apprenticeship Program. During this Apprenticeship you will learn how to set-up mist-nets, extract passerine birds from mist-nets, learn proper bird banding techniques, learn how to I.D., age and sex resident birds as well as Neotropical migrants, learn proper data entry, and more. You will have the opportunity to work with experienced banders and other apprentices from around the world. Apprentices wil
  4. Hello Sarah, we will likely be hosting spring 2020 and a fall 2020 NABC workshops again this year. Please contact us a info@treesociety.org for further information! Sincerely, Mathieu (Thank you for the reply Ellen )
  5. We are Ecorana Environmental, an eco-travel and environmental education company that specializes in creating and planning applied learning holidays for students, researchers, and eco-tourists alike. The NABC workshop and certification session will be held at our partner facility in Belize, operated by the Toucan Ridge Ecology and Education Society (T.R.E.E.S), a grassroots conservation organization that operates the T.R.E.E.S Field Station which is a small biologist-managed research and education facility nestled in the picturesque Maya Mountains of Belize. About the Training: After four
  6. Want to learn more about neotropical bird species, bird census techniques, and avian field work? Want to spend time living and learning about the jungle in the beautiful country of Belize? Want to learn from professional ornithologists? Then this is the internship for you! The goal of this internship is to give the student various experiences in tropical avian studies that will aid the student in developing their skills for a variety of future education and employment opportunities. The main component of the project will be to work with Ecorana tutors and T.R.E.E.S staff in establishing l
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