In the coming months, there will be several bird-counting events in Harney County that may interest you. Sign-ups for these “Community Science Trips” are available here.
Group-based camping is provided for participants in these surveys:
April 26-29: Spring Shorebird Survey
May 25-28: Marshbird Madness (Marshbird bioblitz)
June 21-24: Interior Snowy Plover Survey
August 16-19: Fall Shorebird Survey
August 30-September 3: Blitzen River Mussel Survey
Individual-based camping is provided for this survey:
July 15-September 15 (weekly): Greater Sandhill Crane Recruitment. Volunteers can stay for a week or more, depending on their availability.
And then there’s an on-your-own project:
March-August: Project IBiS