August 8-10, 2022

Migratory & Urban Bird Institute

(MUBI)

Hosted by the University of Minnesota, with generous funding from the

US Forest Service - International Programs

An interactive three-day

workshop for educators

who work with youth

to study urban & migratory

birds and build

collaborative relationships

with fellow educators


Sorry, MUBI 2022 is FULL

Click below to receive an email when 2023 MUBI registration opens!

Day 1: Univ of Minnesota,

St. Paul Campus

Birding & The Scientific ProcessBird ID | Using Binoculars | Feeding Birds | Process of Science

Day 2: Birding field trip,

urban park

Urban Migration & Conservation TopicsBird Walk | Urban Migration | Bird Investigation | World Migratory Bird Day

Day 3: Birding field trip,

nature center

International Migration & Conservation TopicsBird Walk | International Migration | Bird Investigation Presentations

The primary goals of MUBI are to help you:

*build an understanding of basic birding

*design a bird-focused scientific investigation using inquiry-based models

*develop skills for engaging diverse youth in birding, bird conservation, and the process of science

Sessions will include field work, lessons, and fun experiential activities!

The goals of MUBI will be met through these objectives:

You will be able to:

*identify common birds

*survey these birds in a rigorous manner

*ask questions about birds in your surroundings

*answer some of these questions through investigation

*lead youth to accomplish these objectives


Rob Blair

University of Minnesota Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Department Head & Professor

Mike Rizo

US Forest Service, Chicago, IL

Urban & Community Program Specialist


Lisa Curtis

University of Minnesota Extension

Program Coordinator

Jennifer Schultz

University of Minnesota Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Program Instructor

Abbie Anderson

University of Minnesota Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Program Coordinator

Andrew Hallberg

University of Minnesota Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Conservation Sciences Graduate Student

Lillian Holden

Openlands

Education and Community Outreach Coordinator

Zonish Javed

University of Minnesota Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology PhD Student

Lucas Rapisarda

University of Minnesota Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Conservation Sciences PhD Student

Jeramie Strickland

Openlands

Manager of Education and Community Outreach

Leah Willcutt

Anoka-Hennepin Technical High School

High School Biology & Chemistry Teacher

Sam Safran

University of Minnesota Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Conservation Sciences PhD Student

Emilie McCormick

University of Minnesota Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

AFNR Citizen Science Intern

Based on the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus

Funding for MUBI was provided by United States Forest Service - International Projects

Sorry, MUBI 2022 is FULL

Click below to receive an email when 2023 MUBI registration opens!