Monitoring to Conserve Midwestern Birds
The North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS), coordinated jointly by the US Geological Survey and Canadian Wildlife Service, is one of the longest-running and more widely referenced bird monitoring programs in existence. The BBS is used to monitor the status and trends of North American bird populations. Following a rigorous protocol, BBS data are collected by thousands of dedicated participants along thousands of randomly established roadside routes throughout the continent. Professional…Continue
Added by Katie Koch on March 27, 2012 at 3:38pm — No Comments
Thank you for an exciting, successful, and energetic year of bird monitoring and conservation in the Upper Midwest region. In 2011, the Midwest Coordinated Bird Monitoring Partnership made significant progress on each of the 10 goals outlined in our 2010 Framework document. In spite of travel and financial restrictions, we once again demonstrated the utility of collaboration to deliver much-needed monitoring information to guide bird conservation activities.
Added by Katie Koch on March 12, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Southeast Partners in Flight is pleased to announce the launch of a new field guide to bird monitoring protocols and programs. The guide is targeted at researchers, land managers, and biologists in the southeast bird conservation community and beyond. The main objective of this guide is to serve as a starting point when considering a monitoring program by summarizing many of the protocols that are available. It is not intended to be a detailed and comprehensive guide, but rather provides…Continue
Added by Katie Koch on March 8, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments