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Woman holding binoculars Join today and get outside at one of our 60+ wildlife sanctuaries.
Monarch caterpillar

Bird Banding

Banding is an important tool for the research and conservation of birds. Visit Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary to observe a licensed master bander during the banding process, practice collecting data, and learn how bird banding has influenced our understanding of birds. The welfare of the birds is our priority and we cannot guarantee live birds will be observed in-the-hand.

Program Location(s):

  • Wellfleet Bay, Wellfleet

Grades:

6, 7, 8

Price:

See school programs brochure for updated pricing information.

Learning Standards Supported:

  • 6-MS-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - anatomical evidence for evolution

  • 7-MS-LS1-4 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal beh., plant structures repro.

  • 7-MS-LS2-4 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - ecosystem disruptions can shift pop.

  • 8-MS-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - natural selection

Contact:

For more information email us - [email protected].