- Associated Press - Thursday, March 26, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The city of Indianapolis is teaming up with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on a push to get more families and children hooked on urban bird-watching.

Indianapolis’ BirdIndy program will distribute birding kits for educators, naturalists, youth leaders and bird watching enthusiasts. Those kits will include binoculars, field guides, activity books and Audubon bird calls, and they’ll be available for rent at no cost at six locations in Indianapolis.

The program is a collaboration between the city, the Indianapolis Public Library and the Fish and Wildlife Service.

City Office of Sustainability Director Melody Park says birding is becoming more popular across the nation and the BirdIndy initiative “is designed to make birding fun and accessible to families.”

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide