Welcome to the Midwest Coordinated Bird Monitoring Partnership!

The Midwest Coordinated Bird Monitoring Partnership is a regional network committed to informed bird conservation decisions through enhanced coordination and exchange of monitoring information.  Since 2009, we have been accomplishing these goals through regular workshops, an interactive website, registry of Midwest bird monitoring programs, focused working groups, and a state-of-the-art system for data management and decision support.  The following pages will help orient you to our partnership:

About Us - Discover the people and organizations that comprise the Midwest Coordinated Bird Monitoring Partnership

Our Work - Access documents, reports, publications, and our registry of Midwest bird monitoring programs.

Midwest Avian Data Center - Our regional node of the Avian Knowledge Network supports a large partnership for the strategic conservation of birds and their habitats throughout our eight-state region.

Working GroupsLearn about the exciting projects we are leading and get involved in one or more of our working groups today!

News and Opportunities - Keep up-to-date with the latest news, funding opportunities, and job postings.  You can also access materials from our regional workshops here.

Calendar - Find out about meetings, workshops, webinars, and training events.

Connect - Join the conversation on our discussions page, post photos, and discover other bird monitoring partnerships.  

Blog Posts

Current Projects on Management Banding and Original Research

 

Evaluation of Migratory Stop-Over and Summering Habitat by Neotropical Migratory Birds in Central Wisconsin 

Working with the parameters of the Wisconsin Stop-Over Habitat Conservation/Monitoring Initiative,…

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Posted by Robert J. Welch on November 9, 2016 at 9:58am

Fire and Aspen Webinars-Lake States Fire Science Consortium

Please see the following list of fire-related webinars that may be of value to those managing such ecosystems for fire-dependent wildlife. Note, there are 2 talks on aspen ecology and one on wood turtle monitoring.…

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Posted by Greg Corace on October 21, 2016 at 10:24am

Occupancy of California Spotted Owl Sites Following a Large Fire in the Sierra Nevada, California

A good lecture covering the complexities of fire management in the context of an Endangerd species, the Spotted Owl. The speaker, Monica Bond, has published numerous articles suggesting the value of high severity fires for many bird species,…

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Posted by Greg Corace on September 23, 2016 at 9:36am

Beyond Endangered Species Protectionism: Mexican Spotted Owls, Fire, and Forest Management

Interesting lecture, with implications in pine-dominated ecosystems of the Upper Midwest (jack pine, red pine, white pine, etc.).…

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Posted by Greg Corace on September 2, 2016 at 12:54pm

 
 
 

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