3. Head outside and explore. Look for birds... any birds.
4. Snap a photo of the birds you see (or take a recording of the bird's sound). Upload it to the iNaturalist site under both the “[Your County] Big Bird Weekend 2020” and the "Nebraska Bird Month 2020 Challenge" project, which runs through the month of May and provides more opportunities for winning prizes. Joining both projects will allow your observations to be uploaded to both projects simultaneously with no extra work for you!
5. Complete and submit the form at www.nebraskabirdmonth.org/about
6. Continue to explore and go bird watching. Continue to record the birds you find. Continue to enter your data on the "Nebraska Bird Month 2020 Challenge" iNaturalist project through the month of May
Please contact us with questions or if you need help uploading your photos to iNaturalist:
Wendy Murphy - firstname.lastname@example.org
Jen Corman - email@example.com
Birding Backpacks FREE for CheckOut
Don’t have bird guides or binoculars? No problem, you are able to check-out a Birder’s Backpack for the weekend or anytime you want to explore nature.
The Backpacks are located at both the Niobrara Council office in Valentine and the NE Game & Parks office in Bassett.
The backpacks include field guides, activity sheets, binoculars, water bottles, bird facts, & bird checklists.
Want to do some birding?
Click here to learn more about a free NEW resource available through the Niobrara Council Office!
THE MISSION OF THE NIOBRARA COUNCIL is to assist in all aspects of the management of the Niobrara National Scenic River corridor since a portion of the Niobrara River has been designated as a national scenic river under 16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(117), as such section existed on May 24, 1991.
The Niobrara Council's enabling legislation gives them express authority and responsibility to manage the Niobrara National Scenic River in conjunction with the National Park Service.
All activity within the Niobrara National Scenic River corridor shall be consistent with the purpose of the scenic river designation, including the scenic river's free-flowing condition and scenic, geological, biological, agricultural, historic and prehistoric resources.