UMaine Extension 4-H offers new birding club for Maine youth

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering a new statewide birding club for youth ages 9–18, with online monthly meetings to be scheduled December through April. 

The “4-H Bird Chats” club is for youth interested in citizen science, learning more about birds and sharing observations with others. Participants will learn how to contribute data to Project FeederWatch, a winter survey of birds in locations across North America, and share learning experiences with peers. 

The club is free to join; registration is required. Register anytime on the 4-H Bird Chats webpage at Online meeting schedule to be determined by Dec. 1. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Zabet NeuCollins at 207-667-8212 or

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