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BLM seeks volunteers for Raptor Inventory Nest Survey

Published February 21, 2013 1:39 pm

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Utah Bureau of Land Management officials are looking for volunteers for the annual Raptor Inventory Nest Survey in northern Utah.

Participants do not need a background in science or even birding. All that is required is attendance in a training session. The training involves map reading, navigation by GPS and field safety procedures. Suggested items for volunteers include binoculars, GPS unit and an email address.

Trainings are scheduled for the next two Saturdays, Feb. 23 and March 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (including lunch) at the Salt Lake Field Office, in West Valley City.

For more information visit the Raptor Inventory Nest Survey website at rins.org, call 801-977-4300 or email info@rins.org.

Brett Prettyman