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Focus on Diversity: Changing the Face of American Birding
March 25, 2017
Patuxent Research Refuge
Laurel, MD

Conference Programs and Presenters
(Subject to revision)
Anticipated presentations to include:


Fostering Mutual Respect and Inclusion in the Birding Community
What are some of the general considerations with regards to social, environmental,
historical, and cultural factors impact people's decisions to
participate in birding and outdoor recreation activities?
These issues will be discussed by our panel based on their own experiences
then explored further in a dynamic discussion between panelists and audience.
panelists: to be announced


Learning from Successful Initiatives
There are outstanding examples of outreach to new audiences in the birding community.
Several innovative, successful, and even promising approaches will be shared by
those who've led on-the-ground efforts to bring birding to new audiences.
panelists: to be announced



Effective Strategies Round Robin
There are outstanding examples of outreach to new audiences in the birding community.
Several innovative, successful, and even promising approaches will be shared by
those who've led on-the-ground efforts to bring birding to new audiences.
panelists: to be announced



Diversity in Birding Workshops
Focus on Diversity conference presenters and facilitators will help participants develop
their own "Diversity in Birding" action plans to be implemented in the immediate future.


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