The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is now available for the Joint Venture 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.
Ducks Unlimited is pleased to announce that this is the first year that they will be offering the David R. Luukkonen Waterfowl and Wetland Graduate Student Fellowship. Dave was a long-time partner and contributor to the Upper Mississippi / Great Lakes Joint Venture.
The Midwest Region is pleased to welcome Jayme Strange to our Upper Mississippi/Great Lakes Joint Ventures staff where she will work in a leadership role on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and partner forest habitat issues in our region.
The Midwest Migratory Bird Program is pleased to announce the Notice of Funding Opportunity to support priority bird species monitoring, research, and conservation.
American Bird Conservancy and the Forest Stewards Guild are pleased to announce two position openings, both working to coordinate northern forest bird habitat conservation.
Surviving on the Trailing Edge: Climate-induced Declines in Boreal Birds and Identifying their Refugia
Earth is approaching a tipping point toward a new “hothouse” planetary state due to human-induced climate change. Amid a warming climate, we are witnessing unprecedented changes to bird communities and their habitats.
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.