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Become a Flying WILD

Volunteer Facilitator or Educator

Find a Workshop Today!


To become a certified Flying WILD facilitator or educator you will need to attend a Flying WILD workshop. Flying WILD City Partners located in select cities across the nation host Flying WILD training workshops throughout the year.  Participants gain experience in hands-on activities from the activity guide that teaches basic biology, identification and ecology, bird conservation, and service learning activities. By attending a Flying WILD workshop, you receive the curriculum guide to take back to your school or organization.

Click here to find your nearest training partner to attend a workshop. If you don't see a workshop scheduled for your area, contact the closest Flying WILD City Partner or the Flying WILD National Office at s.livesay@comcast.net to submit a training request. 

Educator Professional Development Workshops:

Help your urban middle-school students excel academically with a program that engages students in real inquiry and meets national science standards. Provide an easy and flexible bird education curriculum for your organization's youth program that gets young people outside in nature.

  • Educator workshop minimum length is three hours but can be four or more.
  • Workshop may be credited toward continuing professional education requirements for the state.

Volunteer Facilitator Workshops:

Flying WILD facilitators care about birds, the environmental literacy of our youth and want to make a meaningful contribution to their community.  Flying WILD facilitators make it easy for educators to teach their students about birds and their conservation. Facilitators plan and lead educator workshops within the geographic region of their designated

Flying WILD City Partner

  • Facilitator workshop minimum length is eight hours.
  • Previous experience leading environmental education programs, formal or non-formal, is beneficial but not required.

Flying WILD Training is for You – Find a Workshop Today!

  • Elementary and middle school educators: in-service and pre-service public, charter, private, faith based school teachers, and natural resource college students interested in service learning, citizen science, and connecting children with nature.
  • Non-formal educators at science centers, museums, nature centers, natural history, museums,parks and recreation, scouting leaders, youth program leaders, after school program leaders, home school parents, master naturalists, master gardeners, retirees with a passion for birds and more.




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Your passion for birds,

nature and science can have a

lasting impact on students through

Flying WILD

Bird Conservation though Education



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