In response to major declines in Connecticut Warbler populations across the northern United States, the Northern Forest Bird Network convened a one-day virtual summit on October 21, 2022.
Over three years ago, a group of natural resource professionals started working on an initiative titled Forestry for Michigan Birds. These professionals were interested in improving the knowledge of landowners and other natural resources professionals on the topic of bird habitat and forest management.
The Notice of Funding Opportunity is now available for the Joint Venture portion of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). This competitive funding process will fund proposals that focus on habitat protection, restoration, or enhancement, for the conservation of native Great Lakes fish and wildlife populations, particularly of migratory birds. Applications due by September 20, 2022.
A new menu of climate adaptation strategies and approaches details a range of actions to help Great Lakes coastal ecosystems cope with climate change. The menu can be used by natural resources professionals to support management decisions for a variety of coastal ecosystems across the Great Lakes states.
Get updates from the Kirtland’s Warbler Conservation Team, including news about the Kirtland's Warbler Census 2021, the Michigan 2022 Wildlife Habitat License Plate, and information about the Kirtland's Warbler Weekend, June 3-4, 2022.
Reminder! Get your applications into GrantSolutions by May 31st, 2022! [...]
The US Fish and Wildlife Service Avian Radar Project is excited to share their new website and Story Map that showcases their Great Lakes Airspace Map Decision Support Tool!
Boreal Chickadees live in northern boreal coniferous forests. This species can be found in highest densities in Alaska and Canada, but the most southern portion of their range extends into the forested peatlands located in the northern section of Bird Conservation Region 12
We are pleased to announce the availability of funds through the Upper Mississippi / Great Lakes Joint Venture and Midwest Migratory Birds Program. The grant program title “Science Needs for Bird Habitat Conservation in the Upper Mississippi / Great Lakes Joint Venture ,” also known as the Improving Science Foundation for Bird Conservation Grant, is now available through the Funding Opportunity Number F22AS00315.
Katie O’Brien, our fearless Northern Forest Birds Network leader of over a decade, is moving onto a new opportunity within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which has left us with very heavy hearts and big shoes to fill. We will miss Katie dearly!