Adult Education

 

Workshops - Master Birder Program - Professional Development - Scholarships

 


Workshops

Marbled Godwit by Leslee Shaw

Unless otherwise noted, workshops take place at the AAS Office at Blue Heron Nature Preserve, 4055 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30342. All workshops require advance registration and payment. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis; your payment confirms your reservation. Click here for a registration form - currently there is no online registration. Please contact Melanie Furr, Education Director, at melanie@atlantaaudubon.org or (678) 973-2437, with any questions. See current offerings on the adult workshops page.

 


Master Birder Program

The AAS Master Birder Program is a unique way for birders, beginners and beyond, to learn from local birding and ornithological experts and become involved with AAS. The Master Birder program consists of a 5-week intensive course in birding, ornithology, and conservation integrated with field trips. Graduates of the course commit to annual volunteer activities and are offered special workshops, field trips, and discounts. Learn more on the Master Birder page.

 


Professional Development

AAS is proud to offer its own curriculum, Learning About Birds (LAB), and various options for professional development for formal classroom teachers and informal educators working with students in grades PreK-12. LAB lessons and activities are aligned with Georgia's science learning standards. Learn more on our For Educators page.

 


Scholarships

The Louisa Echols Scholarship is awarded to one educator every year to attend Audubon camp at Hog Island in Maine. The 2014 Echols scholarship will be announced in March. Read about 2013 recipient, Tracey Muise's, experience in the September 2013 issue WingbarsSee our Scholarships page for more information.