Educator Trek: Bird Collections

  • Friday, February 10, 2017
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm

Learn techniques used by museum curators to collect, prepare, and care for bird specimens in a research collection. Get hands-on experience by preparing a spread wing and other bird parts for the museum. Explore the museum’s vast research collection of birds and discover options for developing a natural history collection for educational purposes.

Credit: 8 contact hours toward CEUs or Criteria II/III for North Carolina’s Environmental Education Certification Program

Registration information: Educator Trek Registration Form
Complete, print and mail this form to register for Educator Treks. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and/or mailed receipt. Workshop details will be sent via email one to two weeks prior to the workshop.


  • Fee: $35 (includes specimen preparation kit, specimen to prepare)
  • Requirements: For educators only (includes teachers, administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators; anyone working on their EE certification)
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February 10, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$35 (includes specimen preparation kit, specimen to prepare)


Nature Research Center
121 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States


Melissa Dowland