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Environment for the Americas was created as a result of International Migratory Bird Day’s success.  Created in 1993, the celebration has grown to become much more than a one day event.  Over 450 events are now hosted from South America to Canada, materials are available year-round, and other projects and programs have been developed to increase bird conservation education..  As a result of Bird Day’s growth, sponsors could no longer house the program.  In 2006, formal steps were taken to create a 501(c)(3) organization to provide a permanent home for Bird Day and other exciting efforts.  That organization is Environment for the Americas (EFTA)! Today, EFTA works with partners and programs throughout the Western Hemisphere.DSC02545-2.jpg