February 2015 Blog Posts (4)

Just Released - Midwest Landbird Migration Monitoring Network Strategic Action Plan

Conservation strategies aimed at the protection of migratory birds are incomplete without including migratory bird flyway and stopover habitat preservation. The Midwest includes areas, such as the Great Lakes, that are heavily used by migrating landbirds. Migratory landbird monitoring can and should play an essential role in bird conservation planning, guiding design of on-the-ground activities and evaluation of implementation practices to inform adaptive management. Efforts to better…

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Added by Katie Koch on February 26, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Migratory Birds of the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Region

New Report Available: Full Annual Cycle Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Migratory Birds of the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Region

by Peter Marra, Leah Culp, Amy Scarpignato, and Emily Cohen

Migratory Connectivity Project

Migratory Bird Center

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Climate vulnerability assessments (CVAs) have been used extensively to assess climate change risk to inform species…

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Added by Katie Koch on February 12, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Bird Conservation Network (BCN) monitoring activities, reports and publications

The Bird Conservation Network is pleased to be part of this Partnership. Here is the mission statement for BCN.

BCN promotes public awareness, knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of birds, and other wildlife and wildlife habitat, and both proposes and supports public and private programs designed to protect, restore, and enhance the natural environment, and conserve/increase native bird populations.

BCN seeks to inform…

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Added by Bob Fisher on February 7, 2015 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Bird Monitoring Program Evaluation Tool

The Bird Monitoring Evaluation Tool was designed to help evaluate and improve bird monitoring programs based on the principles outlined in the North American Bird Conservation Initiative report Opportunities for Improving Avian Monitoring.  Register and evaluate your bird monitoring program today by visiting this website: …

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Added by Katie Koch on February 2, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments

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