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Did you know there is an entire week dedicated to Black birders, called Black Birders Week?

Black Birders Week began in 2020 to highlight the challenges and joys of Black nature enthusiasts, particularly birders. If you are interested in STEAM, including birds, nature, wildlife, and African American history, then this is the program for you!  

On Saturday May 27, 2023 from 11am-3pm, join the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National Museum of Natural History, and The Swaliga Foundation as we celebrate Black birders, birds, and nature.

Activities include

  • A guided bird walk
  • Musical performances by Mr. IMAG the STEAM MC
  • Building bird nests
  • Building bird feeders
  • Microscopy
  • and MORE!

Black Birders Week 2023 is from Sunday May 28th to Saturday June 3rd. Learn more about Black Birders Week.

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