Monitoring to Conserve Midwestern Birds
Successful bird conservation is founded on strong partnerships, and we are fortunate to work with the following partners in the Midwest region (by alphabetical order):
Avian Knowledge Network: a partnership of people, institutions and government agencies supporting the conservation of birds and their habitats based on data, the adaptive management paradigm, and the best available science.
Central Hardwoods Joint Venture: a partnership of state, federal, and non-for-profit wildlife conservation agencies and organizations that work together to insure the long-term viability of native bird populations across the Central Hardwoods Bird Conservation Region.
Mississippi Flyway Council: Coordinates the management of migratory game birds in the Mississippi Flyway and to promote those activities of its members that serve the long-term benefit to the resources and the flyway as a whole.
Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative: a collaboration of non-profit groups, businesses, state and federal government agencies, and citizens that are participating in or are interested in bird conservation for the state of Ohio.
Prairie Pothole Joint Venture: our mission is to implement conservation programs that sustain populations of waterfowl, shorebirds, other waterbirds and prairie landbirds at objective levels through targeted wetland and grassland protection, restoration and enhancement programs.
Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture: our mission is to deliver the full spectrum of bird conservation through regionally based, biologically driven, landscape-oriented partnerships.
Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative: a cooperative partnership to deliver the full spectrum of of bird conservation emphasizing voluntary stewardship.