Backyard Birding – For Science! Love watching birds in your backyard, but want to take your hobby to the next level? Learn how to get involved in bird research as a citizen scientist! By making simple observations of birds in your own backyard and reporting what you see, you can make valuable contributions to our overall understanding of bird biology, populations, migrations, and reproduction – and help conserve these beautiful and charismatic animals well into the future. Free; registration required.