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Open Position: Southern Driftless Grasslands Project Manager (Apply by Jan. 29)

This position will coordinate and implement grassland conservation initiatives in southwest Wisconsin’s Driftless Area, a region that is crucial within the Upper Midwest for the conservation of prairie, oak savanna, idle grass, pasture, trout streams, and associated plant and animal species, including grassland birds, monarchs, and pollinators.

By |2021-01-21T09:32:59-06:00January 21st, 2021|News|

Just completed! – JV Landbird Habitat Conservation Strategy-2020 Revision

A committee of the Joint Venture Science Team recently completed a 2-year effort revising the JV Landbird Habitat Conservation Strategy. This Strategy establishes regional objectives for landbird population and habitat conservation while using current data and new tools for integrating social considerations into bird habitat decisions.  

By |2021-01-06T16:15:36-06:00January 6th, 2021|News|

Two New Partners Added to JV Management Board

The Upper Mississippi / Great Lakes Joint Venture Management Board held the biannual business meeting on September 30. A highlight of the meeting was the vote to accept two new organizations to the management Board: Nestle Purina, represented by Jack Scott, and Ruffed Grouse Society, represented by Brent Rudolph.

By |2020-10-08T09:04:38-05:00October 8th, 2020|News|

Celebrating 30 years of NAWCA!

December 2019 kicks off the 30th anniversary of NAWCA! This video on Pickerel Creek in Ohio highlights an early project done with NAWCA and was among the first of many great NAWCA projects to occur in the Upper Mississippi / Great Lakes Joint Venture.

By |2019-11-26T08:51:09-06:00November 26th, 2019|News, Projects|

Celebrating the recovery of the Kirtland’s Warbler

The dedicated work of many conservation partners from the UMGL Joint Venture region has paid off. It is time to celebrate the recovery of the Kirtland’s warbler, a Joint Venture Focal Species, which has been recently “delisted” and no longer needs protection from the Endangered Species Act.

By |2019-10-16T13:26:35-05:00October 16th, 2019|News|

NAWCA Funding Announced

We would like to give recognition to Ducks Unlimited, a substantial Upper Mississippi / Great Lakes Joint Venture partner, for successfully securing North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funding for two proposals within our JV!

By |2019-09-19T11:55:31-05:00September 19th, 2019|News|

2019 Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Symposium

The Upper Mississippi / Great Lakes Joint Venture is proud to help underwrite the 2019 Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Symposium, which will be held at Maumee Bay in Oregon, Ohio, September 19-20.

By |2019-09-05T14:30:27-05:00September 5th, 2019|News|

Summer Board Meeting Updates

Conservation delivery, landbird planning, and Nebraska’s natural resources were the main themes of our most recent Joint Venture Management Board meeting, held in Lincoln, Nebraska, August 13th-14th.

By |2019-09-05T15:38:12-05:00September 5th, 2019|News|
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