Thursday, October 11, 2012

walking to raise $$ for the NRF Bird Protection Fund in 2013

I am hoping I can coax all of you to support a new effort next spring. I will be attempting to raise some funds as part of a rather unusual "birdathon" in spring of 2013. The Natural Resources Foundation will be organizing another year of Great WI Birdathon events. (For more information, see: http://wisconservation.krukgraphics.com/index.php?page=great-wisconsin-birdathon ). For mine, I will be attempting to backpack across the state of Wisconsin. Unlike most birdathons, I will be asking for folks to donate an amount per mile walked. I am working on planning my route at this time. One additional feature of this effort is to challenge each of you to join me for a half-day or a day at some point along my route. So, get out your hiking boots and think about going for a walk, sometime in May of 2013! If that isn't possible, your support in other ways will also be greatly appreciated. More info to come... William P. Mueller Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory WGLBBO online: http://wglbbo.org/ Blog:http://futureofbirds.blogspot.com/ wpmueller1947@gmail.com 414-698-9108 Milwaukee, WI

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