Take a Virtual Trip to Central Park to Learn About #BirdingWhileBlack

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Though many people were first introduced to Christian Cooper via his now-viral video of a woman calling the police on him while he was birdwatching in Central Park, he has been a fixture of the birding community for years. Not only did that racist confrontation on May 25, 2020 make news, but it has also prompted more people to try in birding (especially since it’s usually a pandemic-friendly activity). Today (Tuesday), Cooper will host a livestreamed session on #BirdingWhileBlack, as well as a virtual tour of Central Park and a session on birdwatching. Here’s how to attend.

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