Outreach & Education

Osa Birds works with to awareness of bird conservation and habitat protection within the local rural schools and communities in which Osa Birds operates.  Educational and outreach activities include…

  • Raising awareness of birds, avian biology, ecology, conservation issues and the importance of birds and their habitats through classroom and outdoor activities in rural Osa schools.
  • pilar and girls on interpretive trailDeveloping kids’ activities such as migration and lifecycle games, nest box construction and monitoring and making their backyards a bird friendly environment.
  • Organizing forums to present current research projects and results, and coordinating seminars and classes and workshops to young people and adults in avian conservation themes, bird identification, Neotropical migrants and migration, and bird diversity on the Osa Peninsula and Costa Rica.
  • Coordinating and promoting participation in community events such as the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, International Migratory Bird Day Festival, Backyard Bird Counts, bird walks, photographic exhibits and art exchanges between Costa Rican and US school kids.
  • Organizing art and educational exchange with Montessori Schools in Minnesota.