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      Slowing Birding Weekend in Groton

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      May 17, 2019

      Friday   4:00 PM

      2967 Seyon Pond Road
      Groton, Vermont 05046

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      Slowing Birding Weekend

      Join Bird Diva, Bridget Butler in the practice of Slow Birding and awaken your innate birding skills and reconnect with nature. She’ll share a variety of techniques that will help you look at birds, listen to them and interpret their behavior that will not only build your skills as a naturalist but will provide you with a practice that will allow you to slow down and reconnect with the natural world. Birding can be competitive and methodical or it can be mindful and meditative. Recent studies have shown that noticing birds can improve your mental health, reduce depression and improve memory and attentiveness. Throughout the weekend we'll use sit-spots as a foundation for strengthening our observation skills of birds and deepening our connection to place.  The weekend will begin late Friday afternoon with an introduction to sit spots, dinner and an evening lecture & discussion. The Saturday session will have a pre-breakfast bird walk, followed by a set of group sit-spots, meals, and mini-workshops. Sunday we'll have another bird walk, breakfast followed by our last sit-spot and then a group reflection to wrap up the weekend together. This schedule & program content may change as needed. Included in the cost of the weekend are rooms, meals, and all programming. Most rooms are double occupancy including two rooms for couples. Two single occupancy rooms are available on a first-come-first-serve basis at an additional cost. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? You can contact me through my website at You'll also find more details about slow birding there! What's the refund policy? There is a non-refundable $50 admin fee for cancellations up to 30 days prior to the program start date. All cancellations made within 30 days of the program start receive 50% of full tuition. Cancellations 2 weeks or less before program start receive no refund

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