Seems unbelievable that a year has passed by already, but Osprey will soon returning to Rhode Island and settling in to their old (and new) nests.
The Rhode Island Osprey Monitoring program is a long-running citizen science program. Audubon has managed it for the past 6 years, and before that the RI DEM managed the program back to 1972. So join us in capturing important data about the health of our habitats, fish stock and of course, the charismatic Osprey!
If you are interested in joining the wonderful, elite team of Audubon Osprey Monitors then the first step is to attend one of our orientation sessions. (See the schedule below).
Sunday March 5th – Audubon Center in Bristol, RI 2:00-4:00
Sunday March 12th – Audubon headquarters in Smthfield, RI 2:00-4:00
Sunday March 19th – Kettle Pond National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center in Charlestown, RI 2:00-4:00
No need to RSVP – just show up with a notebook. You need only attend one of the training sessions.
The second step is to explore this site. Please be sure to look at the map of nest sites that we currently monitor. We assign nests, and do our best to assign one close to your location. It will also help to look over the training guide and check out some of the links so that you are familiar with the terms.
If you have any questions prior to the orientation sessopn please feel free to contact Jon Scoones at firstname.lastname@example.org of 401-245-7500.
I look forward to seeing you at the orientation session!