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Discovery Center Bird Club

Affiliation:
North Lakeland Discovery Center, Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, National Audubon Society, American Birding Association, International Crane Foundation, Loon Watch

Contact Information:
North Lakeland Discovery Center
P.O. Box 237
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545
(877) 543-2085
contact@discoverycenter.net

Year Started:
2004



Purpose:
To support the National Audubon Society and Wisconsin Society for Ornithology by conducting two annual Christmas Bird Counts, one in Manitowish Waters, WI and one in Minocqua, WI. To support the International Crane Foundation by conducting the Annual Midwest International Crane Counts for Vilas and Iron Counties. To contribute to the national bird population eBird database by regularly entering bird observation data into Wisconsin eBird. To contribute to the north central Wisconsin breeding bird data by providing volunteers for three area breeding bird survey projects

Subject Area(s):
Birds

Data Type(s) Collected:
Population Status
Population Trends
Population Health
Population Demographics


# of Volunteers:
20

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
30

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Other publications
Links to websites of other programs
Data analysis and reporting
Regular meetings throughout the year
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Group website


Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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