I live in Lamoille County and I was wondering if I could be the county
captain? I am studying conservation ecology at nearby Sterling
College and plan to be in the area all year. Additionally, Stowe
Mountain Resort would be willing to sponsor the team.
On Jan 22, 2011, at 10:26 AM, Kent McFarland wrote:
> Hello Birders,
> Just a quick update on the ever growing Vermont County Bird Quest.
> 1. We have had many counties join the fun and they are all updated at
> http://www.vtecostudies.org/quest/countycaptains.html. There are
> only 3
> counties that have not officially joined the fun.
> 2. We have added more prize categories. Specifically, a youth
> Let's get the next generation of birders excited about birding and
> conservation! See http://www.vtecostudies.org/quest/rules.html. We
> have some
> great prized already donated from some of the sponsors - Birds and
> Coffee, Cornell Lab of Ornithology and VCE. Check out the sponsors at
> 3. We have updated the quest web page with an RSS feed of the number
> species found in each county updated daily and other goodies. You
> can click
> and subscribe directly to the feed if you'd like.
> Finally, we are working on coming up with a par or weighted system
> to make a
> level playing field for all the counties to compare results. It will
> us to compare Addison with Essex or Bennington with Washington! Stay
> as we come up with this handicap system.
> Enjoy birds and have fun with the County Bird Quest.
> Kent McFarland
> Conservation Biologist
> Vermont Center for Ecostudies
> PO Box 420
> Norwich, Vermont 05055
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