Detroit River Hawk Watch Raptor Volunteer


(42.071568,-83.21097)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

32481 W Jefferson AveLake Erie Metro ParkBrownstown Charter Twp, MI 48173

About

If you are a birder and want to put your skills to work, this volunteer position is for you!! During the autumn months, the lower Detroit River becomes a corridor for the passage of migratory birds, and has gained international recognition for the annual volume of birds of prey. Hundreds of thousands of migrating hawks, eagles, falcons, and vultures are concentrated at this location where it is possible to systematically count them each year. Detroit River Hawk Watch utilizes trained volunteers to conduct a standardized count of the fall migration of raptors at the lower Detroit River. Come on down to the count site and learn the skills necessary to become a seasoned counter! Position available September 1 - November 30 each year! Count site is near boat launch at Lake Erie Metropark.

Skills

  • Environmental Education
  • People Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • As much as you can give each season

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