Young Birder Scholarship
To nurture interest in bird study and conservation among young birders, the BBC provides two annual Young Birder Scholarships—for New England residents ages 14-17–to cover the full cost of the Coastal Maine Bird Studies for Teens program at National Audubon’s Hog Island camp. Scholarships are supported through BBC member donations. Read more.
School Book Fund
To encourage bird and nature study by young people, the BBC donates funds to schools and educational programs for the purchase of books or other educational materials used to teach K-12 students about birds, nature, and natural science. Donations are supported through BBC member donations. Read more.
American Kestrel Nest Box Program
The American Kestrel is our smallest and certainly our most colorful falcon. Found throughout North America, this valuable insect and rodent predator was formerly quite common. Numbers have declined significantly throughout the U.S. over the past decade, however. A shortage of nest sites is believed to be a major reason. Read more.
You can now purchase your Stamp through the Brookline Bird Club. We also have Brookline Bird Club Duck Stamp holders/keychains available for sale. The current Stamp is valid from July 2015 – June 2016. Entrance to any national wildlife refuge in the United States is free when you show your Stamp. Read more.
Birder’s Exchange Program Donations: Donations of used binoculars and other birding equipment are accepted at all BBC evening meetings and are forwarded to the Birder’s Exchange Program. For more information, go to Birder’s Exchange.