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Nicolet National Forest Bird Survey

Affiliation:
UW-Green Bay, U.S. Forest Service, Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, Northeastern Wisconsin Audubon Society

Contact Information:
Robert Howe
Professor
Cofrin Center for Biodiversity
MAC 212, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Green Bay, WI 54311
920-465-2272
hower@uwgb.edu

Year Started:
1987


Specialty(ies):
Breeding Birds

Purpose:
The purpose of the Nicolet National Forest Bird Survey is to document the distribution and relative abundance of birds in the eastern districts of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Results are incorporated into the U.S. Forest Service data base and are available to Forest Service planners, researchers, and birdwatchers. Birds are sampled at approximately 300 points, permanently marked and georeferenced. An additional 200 roadside points were sampled in the 1990's.

Subject Area(s):
Birds
Rivers/Streams
Lakes/Ponds/Reservoirs

Data Type(s) Collected:
Population Status
Population Trends
Distribution and Range
Habitat Requirements
Habitat Conditions and/or Availability
GIS mapping/monitoring
Other


# of Volunteers:
60-100/year

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
20

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Email list or list-serve for volunteers

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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