Detailed Information About Contributing Organizations
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The American Birding Association is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire all people to enjoy and protect wild birds. The ABA's diverse programs include conservation, education, and publications. All of the ABA's 10,000+ members receive Birding magazine, the award-winning, bi-monthly, full-color flagship publication of the Association.

http://www.aba.org/

http://blog.aba.org /

http://twitter.com/#!/birdingmagazine (twitter)

http://www.facebook.com/pages/American-Birding-Association/

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Boulder County Audubon Society is a voice for migratory bird and wildlife conservation through habitat protection, political action, and education. BCAS hosts events to educate the community about wildlife conservation, as well as provide numerous conservation tactics. It is through socializing with an educational twist that BCAS works to create a community filled with protected wildlife.

http://www.boulderaudubon.org/

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Boulder County Nature Association is a private, nonprofit, publicly funded organization committed to preservation of the cultural and natural history of Boulder County and adjacent areas of the Colorado Front Range. BCNA gathers information about Boulder County's natural and cultural history by conducting natural area studies, flora and fauna studies, historical research, wildlife inventories, and geological research. BCNA also disseminates natural and cultural history information to the public through nature hikes, classes, slide programs, publications, seminars, and support for interpretive facilities in Boulder County.

http://www.bcna.org/

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City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks is a public land management agency that balances conservation and recreation on scenic wildlands. The department provides environmental education, research, land preservation and ecosystem management, agricultural management and land acquisition to control urban growth. Many forms of outdoor recreation are practiced on OSMP.

www.naturehikes.org

www.osmp.org

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Environment for the Americas ( EFTA ) is a non-profit organization that provides information and materials about birds, bird conservation, and bird education from Canada to South America, inspiring people of all ages to get outdoors, learn about birds, and take part in their conservation. EFTA is known for its signature program, International Migratory Bird Day, an international festival celebrating bird migrations.  EFTA also works to improve participation in science education by diverse audiences and to engage communities in raising funds for local conservation efforts through walkathons such as Walk on the Wild Side.

www.birdday.org

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Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory is a Colorado-based non-profit, founded in 1988, with a mission to conserve birds and their habitats. RMBO works toward a vision of native bird populations sustained in healthy ecosystems through science, education and stewardship. Working collaboratively with diverse partners, RMBO is a leader in bird conservation with projects in the Great Plains, Rocky Mountain region, and Mexico. RMBO believes: Science is the foundation for effective conservation; Educating and engaging people are vital to successful conservation; Stewardship of birds and their habitats is a responsibility we all share.

www.rmbo.org

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UCAR (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research)

Office of Education & Outreach

UCAR Education & Outreach supports K-12 students as they explore the atmospheric, computational and solar sciences. We engage directly with over 15,000 school-age children, individuals, and families through our tour and field-trip programs.  For teachers, we offer professional development and research experiences and online courses. We build exhibits at our Mesa Laboratory facility including a new exhibit on the connection between the Sun and Earth - and we develop online interactive simulations and games. E&O also contributes to an inclusive and world-class scientific workforce with a set of programs designed to immerse students in scientific research and support their career development especially for students from communities who have been historically under-represented in our sciences.

http://www.ucar.edu/educ_outreach/visit/

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Wild Bird Center is a national franchise company with more than 65 Wild Bird Center stores serving communities across the United State and Canada. WBC of Boulder is an important resource for backyard bird watching and feeding in Colorado and the Front Range. WBC offers an extensive selection of private-label feeders, binoculars, birdbaths, nest boxes and hardware, as well as a variety of backyard and nature-orientated gifts, books and gardening items, bird walks, and advice. Wild Bird Centers are best known for their selection of birdseed and private-label seed blends.

http://www.wildbird.com/franchisee/bld/home

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