Monitoring to Conserve Midwestern Birds
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Katie Koch on February 12, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
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…
Added by Bob Fisher on February 7, 2015 at 1:04pm — No Comments
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: …Continue
Added by Katie Koch on February 2, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments