Spark birds are a great way for communities to come together and learn more about each other and outreaching to new birders!

Virtual Programs & In Person Programs Available

Schedule yours today!

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023: The Spark Bird Project will be part of the lunchtime paper sessions at the 2023 New York Birders Conference. For more information about the conference visit 

Past Programs

August 9, 2022: Hog Island Audubon Family Camp

Friday, May 4, 2023: Roger Tory Peterson Institute hosted a virtual program about The Spark Bird Project with a special feature of learning more about the spark bird experiences of artists featured in their “Hope is a Thing with Feathers” exhibit. You can learn more about the event at and visit to see the recording.

Saturday, June 3, 2023: The Spark Bird Project was part of the Allegany Nature Pilgrimage! To learn more visit

Saturday, July 15, 2023: The Spark Bird Project was the feature talk of the Roger Tory Peterson Summer Soiree event.

Interested in having a program about The Spark Bird Project for your organization or event?  Reach out to project director, Jenn Lodi-Smith, at to set up in person or virtual programming.