Volunteer Materials

Nest Monitor Volunteer Materials

The Regional Observation Periods for 2023

March 3–5 (Friday–Sunday)

March 18–20 (Saturday–Monday)

Mar 31–Apr 2  (Friday–Sunday)

May 6–May 8  (Saturday–Monday)

June 2–4   (Friday–Sunday)

June 17–19 (Saturday–Monday)

For more information:

Emiko Condeso

Ecologist/GIS Specialist

Cypress Grove Research Center

[email protected]

Download copies of Heron and Egret Project training materials and data forms.

HEP Packet, Complete
2023 Complete Packet All the HEP Packet files listed below, combined into a single PDF for easy download.  *Updated with corrected Survey123 QR code.  Feb 8, 2023
HEP Packet, Individual Files
2023 Field Form  Please use this new form for 2023 monitoring. Feb 7, 2023
2023 HEP Handbook Monitoring instructions, species accounts, courtship behaviors, and more.
*Updated with corrected Survey123 QR code.
Feb 8, 2023
Active Nests Field Card A “cheat sheet” defining the term active nest. Feb 15, 2022
Nesting Stages Field Card A “cheat sheet” defining nest stages. Feb 15, 2022
Volunteer Parking Placard An ACR parking placard, for heronries where landowners which to know who is parked on their property. Feb 7, 2023
 2023 Cover Letter A welcome letter with some guidance for getting started.  Feb 7, 2023
MBTA Advisory Migratory Bird Treaty Act advisory from CDFW Feb 21, 2020
Training Presentations
2023 Volunteer Training
A recording of the training presentation given on Feb. 8, 2023. Feb 16, 2023
McNear Presentation
Great Blue Heron chick development through the stages by Bob Dyer and Len Nelson Feb 25, 2015

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