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In September, students in the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (WEC) semester program visited the USGS Patuxent Bird Banding Station, taking advantage of the opportunity to engage with the Bird Landing Lab biologists. Read more about their experience here.


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We offer hands-on conservation training in the latest research and field techniques at the Smithsonian’s endangered species facility in Front Royal, Virginia.

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