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NABCI Release: Human Dimensions - What Is It, Why Use It, and Success Story

I am pleased to share this Human Dimensions information sheet, just released by the North American Bird Conservation Initiative's Human Dimensions Subcommittee. This document explains the what, why, and how behind the field of human dimensions (HD) as it relates to bird conservation. It features a definition of HD, reasons for why HD information is crucial to conserving birds, and…


Added by Kelly VanBeek on September 7, 2017 at 1:13pm — No Comments

State of the Birds 2017 Identifies Benefits for Agriculture, Forestry, and Conservation


Contact: Jennifer Howard, American Bird Conservancy, 202-888-7472, or Marc Devokaitis,

Cornell Lab of Ornithology,…


Added by Kelly VanBeek on August 3, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Human Dimensions Success Stories in Bird Conservation

Please help us by submitting your human dimensions success stories in bird conservation!

The greater bird conservation community has identified a need for human dimensions success stories to be collected, organized, and shared with the community. As such, the North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI) Human Dimensions Subcommittee has volunteered to take on this project and we've created the following…


Added by Kelly VanBeek on March 24, 2017 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Notice of Funding Opportunity, USFWS Midwest Region Migratory Bird Program

The USFWS Midwest Region’s Division of Migratory Birds is pleased to announce the availability of funding through their small grants program for specific projects to advance the science and implementation of migratory bird conservation in the Upper Midwest. A description of the projects for which we seek proposals follows...


HOWEVER, for complete instructions on submitting proposals, please:

  1. Go to the …

Added by Kelly VanBeek on February 28, 2017 at 10:27am — No Comments

Spatial and Strategic Guidance for Conserving Midwest Grasslands

Despite significant advances in conservation policy and land-use practice, stewards of Midwest grasslands face persistent challenges in sustaining the ecological and economic values of pasture, hayfield, and prairie ecosystems. The Midwest Grasslands Network with support from the U.S.…


Added by Kelly VanBeek on August 10, 2016 at 12:11pm — No Comments

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