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10 December 2014 - Red Knot Shorebird Listed as Threatened by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
30 September 2014 - 2014 DoD Partners in Flight Strategic Plan
9 March 2012 - A Field Guide to Southeast Bird Monitoring Protocols and Programs
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 one-page introductions to a variety of popular, multi-species bird monitoring programs and protocols that are currently used, or could be used, within the Southeast Partners in Flight region. Each non-technical summary provides a short overview of each method, highlights of its strengths and weaknesses, examples of how each method is being used in bird conservation, and links to web pages where more detailed information can be found.
The guide can be accessed online at http://semonitoringguide.sepif.org or you can downloaded a pdf version at http://sepif.org/file/SEPIF_SEMonitoringGuide.pdf.
13 January 2011 - Corps-led eagle survey measures resurgence of national treasure
30 October 2009 - Avian Conservationist of the year Award
Congratulations to Michael Watkins, Wildlife Biologist in the Kansas City District, on winning the 2009 Kansas Ornithological Society Avian Conservationist of the Year! Mike has dedicated his career to conducting research and management on Kansas birds, most notably Bald Eagle, Interior Least Tern, and Piping Plover. This is fantastic recognition for Mike's good work, and another feather in the Corps' cap for supporting his efforts.
6 May 2009 - New Birding Trails
The first is the Makoke Birding Trail in central Iowa which features some 22 key sites, including Saylorville Lake, Red Rock Lake, and Neal Smith NWR, all within a 40-minute drive from Des Moines. (Makoke means bird in the Ioway tribal language and was chosen to honor the native people once inhabiting much of central Iowa.) The trail guide may be unique in using aerial photographs as the basis for maps of each site described on the trail. A guide may be downloaded here:
3 November 2008 - US Fish & Wildlife - Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program
Junior Duck Stamp Design Contest. Check website for contest details.
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