The Urban Birding Cleveland Initiative Design Lab met at Bethany Presbyterian Church on November 9, 2019. Seventeen people attended, including guest David Lindo, a.k.a. “The Urban Birder.” We began by working on creating a goal statement for the Urban Birding Cleveland Initiative.
URBAN BIRDING CLEVELAND INITIATIVE MINUTES OF 11-09-2019
1. The Urban Birding Cleveland Initiative Design Lab met at Bethany Presbyterian Church on November 9, 2019. Seventeen people attended, including guest David Lindo, a.k.a. “The Urban Birder.” Tom Romito facilitated the meeting and distributed copies of the minutes of November 7, 2019 Design Lab at the GLBT Community Center..
2. We began by working on creating a goal statement for the Urban Birding Cleveland Initiative. Based on our experiences of the week with David Lindo, we brainstormed the following sample statements:
3. Then, we worked on creating a mission statement to enable us to achieve the goal. Here are the sample mission statements we brainstormed:
4. Next, Tom showed the group a simplified version of the urban birding checklist that we developed at the November 7 Design Lab. Here is that version:
5. Next, we began working on potential strategies to achieve our goal. David suggested two strategies that we could pursue. They are as follows:
6. Finally, we created the following action plan to identify further tasks:
7. We scheduled our next Design and Conservation Lab on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Bethany Church on W. 65th St. in Cleveland.
Lab Notes submitted by Tom Romito.
VIEW: Urban Birding with David Lindo | WCAS Conservation Project Lab Saturday November 9, 2019 Notes (PDF)
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