Waterfowl Identification Workshop
to be held at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Improve your waterfowl identification skills and learn about the natural history of this fascinating group of birds at a Waterfowl Identification Workshop at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Join refuge staff and volunteers for a discussion of identification challenges, behavior and ecology at one of the best waterfowl locations on the Eastern Shore. This workshop is designed to help beginner and intermediate birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts become more confident in identification and build a deeper appreciation for waterfowl. The workshop will begin in the classroom covering the basics, and then spend the remainder of the morning honing new skills on the refuge’s Wildlife Drive.
Please contact Ali VanVorst at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and to register for the workshop. The workshop is FREE, but registration by February 13 is required. Limited to 15 participants.
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, protects over 32,000 acres of rich tidal marsh, mixed hardwood and pine forest, managed freshwater wetlands and cropland for a diversity of wildlife. To learn more, visit our website at www.fws.gov/refuge/blackwater or follow us on Facebook @BlackwaterNWR.
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit www.fws.gov.