Collaborative List – November 2018

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23 May 2018. 12 Jun 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018. 13 Apr 2018. 04 Apr 2018. 19 Jan 2018. 13 Mar 2018. 03 Apr 2018. 05 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 03 Apr 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 13 Jan 2018.

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Collaborative List – October 2018

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27 Oct 2018. 27 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 22 Oct 2018. 21 Oct 2018. 18 Oct 2018. 18 Oct 2018. 17 Oct 2018. 17 Oct 2018. 17 Oct 2018. 17 Oct 2018.

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Collaborative list – September 2018

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29 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 27 Sep 2018. 25 Sep 2018. 25 Sep 2018. 24 Sep 2018. 23 Sep 2018. 23 Sep 2018. 23 Sep 2018. 23 Sep 2018. 22 Sep 2018.

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Collaborative List – July 2018

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28 Jul 2018. 27 Jul 2018. 27 Jul 2018. 27 Jul 2018. 26 Jul 2018. 26 Jul 2018. 26 Jul 2018. 26 Jul 2018. 26 Jul 2018. 26 Jul 2018. 26 Jul 2018. 26 Jul 2018. 25 Jul 2018. 25 Jul 2018. 24 Jul 2018.

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Collaborative list – August 2018

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30 Aug 2018. 29 Aug 2018. 29 Aug 2018. 29 Aug 2018. 26 Aug 2018. 26 Aug 2018. 26 Aug 2018. 26 Aug 2018. 25 Aug 2018. 24 Aug 2018. 23 Aug 2018. 22 Aug 2018. 20 Aug 2018. 20 Aug 2018. 18 Aug 2018.

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Collaborative List – June 2018

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23 May 2018. 12 Jun 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018. 13 Apr 2018. 04 Apr 2018. 19 Jan 2018. 13 Mar 2018. 03 Apr 2018. 05 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 03 Apr 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 13 Jan 2018.

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Collaborative List – May 2018

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23 May 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018. 13 Apr 2018. 04 Apr 2018. 19 Jan 2018. 13 Mar 2018. 03 Apr 2018. 05 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 03 Apr 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 13 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018.

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Collaborative List – March 2018

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31 Mar 2018. 30 Mar 2018. 28 Mar 2018. 28 Mar 2018. 26 Mar 2018. 25 Mar 2018. 25 Mar 2018. 25 Mar 2018. 25 Mar 2018. 24 Mar 2018. 24 Mar 2018. 24 Mar 2018. 24 Mar 2018. 24 Mar 2018. 24 Mar 2018.

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Collaborative List – February 2018

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01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018. 05 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 13 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 06 Jan 2018. 06 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 06 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018.

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Collaborative List – January 2018

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01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018. 05 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 13 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 06 Jan 2018. 06 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 06 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018.

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Come@Me: Hunting Is Not Conservation

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” The definition of the word CONSERVATION is “the act or an instance of conserving or keeping from change, loss, or injury.” ” Obviously the dictionary does not equate hunting with conservation. It is obvious that hunting is NOT conservation.

Alaska Day: Birds and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act

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It is therefore appropriate for birders to pause and recognize significance of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA). At the signing ceremony, President Carter stated : We are setting aside for conservation an area of land larger than the State of California.

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Parks and Public Lands Win at the Polls

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Results from November 2018 ballots indicate a large and dedicated block of voters who are concerned about the health of ecosystems, as well as the preservation of complex wilderness areas. Below are highlights from across the country where conservation and stewardship won the day!

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of June 2018)

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The compelling contrarian positions put forth during Come@Me Week undoubtedly had many of you questioning your core beliefs about birds, birding, conservation, and even basic biology.

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The Cherokee National Forest just got bigger!

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Through multi-partnerships, cooperation, federal funding, and the private conservation efforts of one family, 616 acres were officially added to the Cherokee National Forest in September 2018. Conasauga River snorkeling video courtesy of © Georgia Conservancy.

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The Promise of eDNA: A New Kind of Fieldwork to Guide Conservation

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A look at the promise of eDNA methods for conservation fieldwork. Ideas Conservation Science

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Yellowstone National Park Bird Celebration

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This is the bird formerly known as Gray Jay (from 1957 to 2018). Conservation Destinations Ryan Zinke Yellowstone National ParkFor the love of birds and parks.

Keeping Conservation Relevant in the Urban Century

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Ideas Urban ConservationHow will nature fare in the face of the most significant urban growth in human history?

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Inspiring Conservation Books From Our Twitter Users

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Nature Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek recently asked Twitter to name the most inspiring conservation books. Here are some of the favorite picks. Ideas

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The Juniper Titmouse Nesting Project

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In fact, they have risen to become the most active Nest Watching group in New Mexico (regardless of species), contributing 77% of the state’s data in 2018.”. Conservation Aldea Bird Group Cornell Lab of Ornithology Juniper Titmouse New Mexico titmouse

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Scorecard is in and it looks like conservation is losing

Environmental Economics

2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018; AKA the Farm Bill.    It looks like the conservation title (Title II) might take some hits.  The Congressional Budget Office has prepared its first estimates of direct expenditures and revenues from H.R.

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7 State Parks for Fall Colors and Birding

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From now through the first week of November (2018) autumn leaves are peaking along the ridges and valleys of the Appalachians. Leaves and birds in the Appalachian Mountains.

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A Q&A with Eddie Game: How Acoustics Are Changing Conservation

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Conservancy scientist Eddie Game explains how acoustics could revolutionize conservation data collection. Ideas Acoustics Research

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Review: Eating and Conservation

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Four books that explore sustainable eating in ways that are humorous, thought-provoking and even infuriating. Ideas Books Sustainability Top 10

Duck Stamps and the Best National Wildlife Refuges for Birding

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A “ Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp ,” more commonly known as the “Duck Stamp” currently costs $25 and income from sales goes into the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund (“MBCF”). It received a temporary reprieve in 2018, though surrounding areas did not.)

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Birds of Central America: A Field Guide Review

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2018, 584 pp., One field guide, seven countries. It actually makes a lot of sense, the geographic features of the isthmus between North America (including Mexico, because Mexico is part of North America) and South America cut across political lines, as do birds.

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Review: Fishing and Conservation

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Three great new reads and references for angler-conservationists. Fish & Fisheries Books Fish

DDT, oil spills, and a wall.

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27, August 2018, Vol. Conservation "Border Wall" human impact Protest360 miles of National Park land at the border! My first ‘protest’ memory involved putting pencil to notebook paper and writing the President about the harmful effects of DDT.

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The Little Big Year: Week 40 – Last week in CR, and The Quetzal!

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The cooperative that has been formed by the Paraiso Lodge, the local farmers and the conservation groups in this area all paid off. Our trip to Costa Rica has come to an end, and sadly, it ended with one of the best weeks of birding in the entire year.

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Agri-Environment Research Group Awards Prize for Innovation to Conservation Scientist Sheila Reddy

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The Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Research (CBEAR) presented Sheila Reddy, Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives at The Nature Conservancy (TNC), with the 2018 CBEAR Prize for Agri-Environmental Innovation.

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Open Letter to Secretary Zinke on the Land and Water Conservation Fund

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Dear Secretary Zinke, In a meeting you hosted for conservation leaders a few weeks ago, you told us that this would be the year you “pivot to conservation.” In my view, the best opportunity for you here is the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

Six Ways Sound Data is Changing Conservation

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The world is a noisy place — and scientists can use that sound to help protect wildlife and wild places. Acoustic recorders are like audible camera traps, capturing bird song, frog calls, insect stridulations, bat or marine mammal echolocation, and […]. Nature Tech Bioacoustics

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Record-breaking eagles’ nests, coastal Georgia, and a wicked sunburn

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From that moment to this, the islands remain untouched thanks to the restrictions of the Coastal Marshlands Protection Act, actions by the Nature Conservancy, and ultimate management by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Conservation barrier islands eagle georgia

To Drill, or Not to Drill? That’s the Wrong Question.

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Conservation drilling national parksAs we enter the second century of protecting, preserving, and respecting our wild spaces, certainly no one would actually consider undoing, reversing, and exploiting our national parks, forests, and monuments. Right? And yet, it has begun.

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Fall Hawk Migration Hotspots

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Thanks to the Hawk Migration Association of North America for their efforts in conservation, research, migration counts, data, resources, and hundreds of other small and large efforts “to promote and conduct studies of the migratory patterns and behavior of diurnal birds of prey.”.

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Aquanauts Join Forces with The Nature Conservancy to Monitor River Restoration!

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In preparation for the removal of the Columbia Dam and restoration of the river, the Aquanauts and The Nature Conservancy team up for a citizen science monitoring project. Citizen Science Forests Human Well-Being Restoration Rivers Try This Urban Conservation Water Water Quality

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Fast, Cheap, and Collaborative: Expert BioBlitzes Meet Conservation Needs

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Scientists and conservation practitioners come together to plan and execute rapid, field-based surveys to generate conservation-relevant data. Citizen Science From the Field Biodiversity Research Try This

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Bird Litigation: Spotted Owl v. Barred Owl

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2018 U.S. 2018). Conservation Barred Owl Bird Litigation Endangered Species Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act Northern Spotted OwlThe Northern Spotted Owl is a “ threatened ” species under the U.S.

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Miami Mega Mall vs. Everglades National Park

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Merchandising folly 1 – Conservation 0. They expressed a number of concerns with conservation, traffic, and funding at the top of the list. Birding Conservation Everglades National Park Florida

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The Danube Backwaters

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Conservation Belgrade Beljarica Black Stork Danube Serbia wetlands White-tailed EagleAs you know, I started to bird from a canoe, exploring the Danube backwaters in Belgrade, Serbia.

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Economic Development and Trails: Is Conservation Missing Opportunities?

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Walking paths are common in the city and hiking trails are common in wildernesses. But what about the areas in between? Latest Science

2018 83

A Climate Change Crash

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PNAS August 6, 2018. Birds Conservation climate change global warming Mohave Desert Species declineWe expect climate change to have a mostly negative effect on natural habitats, at least short and medium term. Yes, there has “always” been climate change.

A New Journal for Conservation Science & Practice

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Why do some conservation strategies succeed, while others fail? Wiley recently announced a new journal, Conservation Science & Practice, that will feature research trying to answer some of […]. And how do we connect research to actual results on the ground?

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