Monitoring to Conserve Midwestern Birds
We are dedicated to monitoring grassland birds to effectively inform management, conservation, and policy decisions to maintain these populations on our Midwestern landscape in perpetuity.
Latest Activity: Oct 4, 2012
I will periodically update this with conference call and meeting notes for your reference.
Here are notes from an Eastern US Grassland Bird Conference Call, an effort to start linking Midwest grassland bird partners with the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative and Eastern US Grassland Bird Working Group:
Notes from September 15-16, 2010 Midwest Grassland Bird Workshop:
February 28, 2011 Web Meeting:
20110228_grasslandbirds_webinar.docx (meeting notes)
Grassland%20Bird%20Monitoring%20Webinar_20110228.ppt (powerpoint that summarizes questionnaire results)
May 24, 2012 Webinar Presentation (Mark Ludwig, Allegan Conservation District):
(Authored by USFWS Midwest Region staff)The business of conservation is changing in the prairies. Conservationists recognize that collaborative, science-based management is necessary to ensure a…Continue
Started by Katie Koch Oct 4, 2012.
The North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI) is dedicated to advancing integrated bird conservation in North America. The Summer 2012 issue of their All-Bird Bulletin highlights…Continue
Started by Katie Koch Oct 2, 2012.
Washington, DC (June 29, 2012) -- America's grasslands and the species that depend on them are declining at alarming rates, but opportunities exist to protect and restore them, according to the…Continue
Started by Katie Koch Aug 8, 2012.