Prairie Bird ID Workshop

SK PCAP is hosting a prairie bird identification workshop on March 25th, 2017! This workshop will feature auditory and visual prairie bird identification, with a focus on species at risk. 

This workshop will be led by Al Smith of Nature Saskatchewan.
Al is the author of two bird ID books and has extensive birding experience stemming from his 45 year career with the Canadian Wildlife Service. Al is now involved with the Last Mountain Bird Observatroy, Chirstmas Bird Counts, Breeding Bird Surveys, and other initiatives including the Saskatchewan Breeding Bird Atlas.
Al Smith Biography

The workshop will be held in the Research and Innovation Centre (RIC), in room 119 at the University of Regina from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. See link below for a campus map.
Bird ID Workshop U of R Map


Parking on the University of Regina campus is free at meters, in "M" areas and in Lot 2 in front of the Riddell Centre on weekends. See link below for a map.

Please register by March 17, 2017 to be able to receive lunch. If you register after this date, you can still participate in the workshop, but you will be required to provide your own lunch. 

The workshop is FREE to attend and lunch will be provided. Please email to register. When registering, please include the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your affiliation/organization, if any
  • If you have a dietary restriction

Following the workshop,  the Saskatchewan Chapter of the Wildlife Society will be holding their annual general meeting. This will include a talk from Todd Whitlo on Alberta's sage grouse recovery program. For more information, please see the link below: