There are many valuable resources available to birders. Below is a partial list to help you get started.
County/State Audubon Society
County/State Park Districts
State Division of Wildlife and other state and local conservation organizations
Area independent bird products store owners
Books and field guides from your local library, retail book store, bird products stores, or from online
Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s website – allaboutbirds.org
North American Bluebird Society (NABS) – nabluebirdsociety.org
Wild Bird Feeding Industry (WBFI) - http://www.wbfi.org/
National Audubon Society - http://www.audubon.org/
National Wildlife Federation - https://www.nwf.org/
. . . . and many more!