Education Materials

Students will learn – and get excited – about birds and their habitats with materials from the Bird Conservancy, which are ideal for classrooms or for homeschooling.

Grasslands: A Home for Wildlife and People
This curriculum focuses on grasslands in four units: 1) Introduction to Grasslands, 2) Why Birds, 3) Where do you live? and 4) Personal and Civic Responsibility. It also features a pocket guide to prairie birds, bird identification activity and guide to using binoculars.
FREE to download!
Download the grasslands curriculum.

Activity of the Month
Get this set of 10 different bird-related activities to engage your students – one for each month of the school year. Each month’s activity includes background information on the month’s topic and instructions for a related hands-on activity for your classroom.
Available in English and Spanish.
$10 for the set in one language; $17 for both languages; plus $3.50 shipping and handling

Bald Eagle Behavior
Learn about Bald Eagle natural history, behavior and conservation. Activities in this 20-page booklet focus on observing the life cycle of America’s national symbol.
$5 each or $2 each if ordering more than 10, plus $2 shipping and handling

Birds in Hand and Field
Biologists use banding to study bird migration, populations and habitat use. This 16-page booklet is filled with activities for learning about this important research method. Topics include basic bird identification, migration, data collection and more. Suitable for grades 1-7, it is also used to train adults who volunteer at bird banding stations.
$5 each or $2 each if ordering more than 10, plus $2 shipping and handling

The Shortgrass Prairie
Activities in this 16-page booklet focus on shortgrass prairie ecology, from a close look at grasses and grassland birds to the inhabitants of a prairie dog town. Make your own field guide, play The Prairie Game, learn about Burrowing Owls and more!
$5 each or $2 each if ordering more than 10, plus $2 shipping and handling

A Guide to 30 Common Birds of Adams County, Colorado
This simple field guide illustrates 30 species of common birds in four habitats found in this county just east of the Front Range in Colorado: grassland, lowland riparian, wetland and urban/agricultural. All birds are pictured in color in their representative habitats. The guide also offers tips for field identification.
$2 each, plus $1 shipping and handling

Western Raptors in Migration
Get this 4-page pamphlet with insert that’s a great introduction to basic raptor identification and migration concepts.
$2 each, plus $1 shipping and handling

For more information:
Sherry Nickolaus
Education Director
(303) 659-4348 x11
[email protected]