Take a journey into the past and discover the world of John James Audubon. Meet live birds and look at how Audubon painted them and what he wrote about them in his journals. Learn about how he impacted the future of bird conservation.
By Request: $125.00By Request Premium: $125.00
Education: Grade(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons
There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 60 students
Fine Arts, Literacy, Reading, Sciences, Social Studies/History
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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672
If cancellation is necessary the provider will work with the school or group to reschedule without an additional fee.
Wild Bird Adventures
Wild Bird Adventures was founded to provide educational programs, presentations and unique experiences that inspire the conservation of birds and their wild places. WBA educators have over 40 years experience giving bird presentations. WBA offers exemplary learning opportunities for all ages and all abilities.
Mary Anne Morris
1. This program begins by introducing the mission of Houston Audubon and meeting on of the live birds from the education center2. We then journey to the late 1700's and discover what life was like for John James Audubon as a youth3. While learning about his life we meet live birds and discuss how he painted them and his experiences with them that can be found in his writings4. We then discuss the major conservation crisis that birds suffered at the end of the 1800's and how many diverse people rallied to protect birds5. Time is allowed for questions and answers
The participant will:-develop an appreciation for what it took for John James Audubon to accomplish his work-understand what life was like in America in the early 1800's-gain an appreciation for wildlife art and writings-understand why conservation laws were created
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Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
2075 Lookout Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
A program of the South Central Service Cooperative, an Education Service Agency with its headquarters in southern Minnesota.