Volunteer Opportunities

We welcome volunteers from everywhere. Birders of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Send us an e-mail message or call the numbers listed below to get further details on meeting times and places.

Interested in joining the Board of the ACM?

Attend a Board meeting to find out more about the Board and to meet its members. The Board meets every fourth Tuesday from 7 to 8:45 pm at the Byerly’s store, 5725 Duluth Street, Golden Valley, 55422.  All board meetings are open to everyone. For more information, contact Jerry Bahls at jobaud@comcast.net or 763 572-2333.

Looking for a new Conservation Committee members!

The Conservation Committee is looking for new members. Joining this committee is a great way to contribute your talents and time on behalf of birds and the environment. Members are welcome to join at any time. If interested, contact Conservation Chair, Elise Morton at elise.audubon@gmail.com.

OTHER CHAPTER VOLUNTEER OPENINGS:

– Field Trip Leaders (3 – 9 hrs/mon.) – Lead from 1 – 3 field trips/month (actually leading only one trip would be greatly appreciated).

– Education Committee Chair (4 hrs/mon.) – Chair Education Committee and develop programs for in-school visits and adult environmental education.

– Education Committee members –– Assist the Education Chair in carrying out the education programs. Advise the Education chair on education issues.

– Conservation Committee members (2 hrs/mon.) – Assist Conservation Committee Chair in carrying out programs and offer advice on environmental matters. If interested contact Elise Morton, elise.audubon@gmail.com.

Christmas Bird Count (7:30AM – 4:00PM, December 20th) – Take part in the longest-running wildlife census, critical in assessing the health of bird populations and guiding future conservation actions. It’s incredibly important citizen science and it’s fun!

MORE INFORMATION: Jerry Bahls (763) 572-2333, jobaud@comcast.net or John Arthur (952) 931-0819, Vice President

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WITH AUDUBON MINNESOTA:

Project BirdSafe

Project BirdSafe is looking for new volunteers. This research project is run by the University of Minnesota and Audubon Minnesota and focuses on bird-building collisions. Volunteers walk research routes to pick up birds that have hit windows.  For more information visit http://mn.audubon.org/project-birdsafe.