The Hoffmann Bird Club is committed to creating a respectful, ethical, and thoughtful birding community. This includes creating a birding community that is inclusive, supportive, and safe for everyone, regardless of sex or gender identity, race, religion, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, political persuasion, or social/economic status. Abuse, discrimination, or harassment of any form is not tolerated. Any Hoffmann Bird Club member or trip participant who has experienced or witnessed behavior contrary to these objectives is encouraged to notify a Hoffmann Bird Club officer, or to write to email@example.com.
These resources may be helpful to anyone who aspires to create a safe and welcoming birding environment:
American Birding Association – Code of Ethics
Feminist Bird Club – Birding Code of Conduct
Birdability – Access for Everyone
Drew Lanham – Birding While Black
Massachusetts Young Birders Club