There's still time to register for this amazing event, but you must act FAST! Registration closes on October 31st!
The conference features outstanding young people sharing their interest and
knowledge of birds, but the conference is NOT just for young people.
Adults are encouraged to attend, and we guarantee that you will learn a lot and come away feeling inspired!
· Adult Registration Fee - $20
· Student Registration Fee - $10
· And that includes a catered lunch, too!
To download a registration form or register using paypal,
please visit the OYBC WEBSITE.
You may also register by calling
Black Swamp Bird Observatory at (419) 898-4070
We have an awesome group of young birders who will be speaking
at this year’s conference. We guarantee you will leave knowing more about birds than you did when you arrived, and that you will feel the dedication these dynamic young people have for birds and bird conservation.
Master of Ceremony: Jacob Stinnett
Keynote Speaker: Aspen Ellis
Title: Three Months, Three Showers, and Countless Data Sheets:
A Summer in Seabird Field Research Off The Coast of Maine
Speaker: Nathan Martineau
Title: The Merits of Local Birding
Speaker: Stephen Bischoff
Title: Daily Development of Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) and
Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) Using Photography and Weight Measurements
Speaker: May Martineau
Title: Water, Paints, and Paper: How Birds Inspired My Art
Speaker: Bill Davis and the Toledo ZooTeens
Title: Toledo ZooTeens: Who We Are, What We Do, & How To Become One
Young Birders Assisting Kenn Kaufman with this year's Bird Photo ID Quiz include:
Kayla Parry, Clare Jusdanis, and Sarah Seeley
Optional activities from 8:15-10:00 AM include:
· A behind the scenes tour of the Zoo Aviary or Herpetology Room
· Nestbox building near the registration area
Please meet at the OYBC Conference registration area inside the Museum of Science building for tours.
Opening remarks begin at 10:30 AM.
Tickets for AWESOME optics raffle prizes will be available for purchase at the registration table.
All proceeds from the raffles benefit the OYBC
There will also be FREE OPTICS door prize drawings for all youth attendees
This year we'll also offer Fledgling Corner - with bird-related crafts and activites for the little 'birds' in your family!
If you have any questions about the conference, please contact
Kate Zimmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 419-898-4070.
* The Conference is also supported by a grant from Midwest Birding Symposium