The Great Backyard Bird Count is a yearly citizen science project where people can watch, learn about, count, and celebrate birds. Whether you are an expert birder or just starting out, the Great Backyard Bird Count is open to anyone. Come learn what the Great Backyard Bird Count is, how you can participate, and what local bird species you may see in the area. Watching birds is a safe and enjoyable activity we can do as individuals or as a family during the Covid global pandemic.
This program is presented by Jamie Justice, the Education Coordinator for the Museum of Coastal Carolina and Ingram Planetarium. Jamie received her Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from Bowling Green State University and her Master of Science in Environmental Science with concentrations in Marine and Coastal Education and Coastal Management from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Jamie is originally from Portsmouth, Ohio and moved to Wilmington, North Carolina for graduate school in 2017. Before coming to the Museum, she has worked in a variety of educational positions at summer camps and schools.