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UBC response to Audubon

The Urban Bird Collective builds an alternative as mainstream birding world doubles down on its racist past By: UBC Board of Directors and Leaders With the National Audubon Society’s recent decision to not change its name, the environmental conservation movement reminds us of the racism it still embodies. Audubon, one

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Minneapolis Parks Foundation: The Urban Bird Collective provides Outdoor Birding Activities for BIPOC and LGBTQ Individuals across the Twin Cities

Read the original article here. by Madeleine Koski | December 19, 2022 The Urban Bird Collective was founded by Monica Bryand in 2018 to support birdwatchers of different skill levels in leading walks in their own neighborhoods. They work to create safe and welcoming spaces for all communities, including Black,

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Mpls.St.Paul Magazine: Making the Outdoors Inclusive for Everyone

Read the original article here. April 22, 2022 The great outdoors are abundant in Minnesota, but does that mean everyone is able to take advantage of them? by Cynthia Maya Urban Bird Collective Historically, outdoor recreation has predominantly been a white, wealthy, able-bodied and male dominated space. While there have

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