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Beach-nesting and Wintering Bird Protection and Habitat Stewardship

Implementing Organization

American Bird Conservancy

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$275,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird Habitat

Project Description

Implementing management strategies that 1) reduce threats from human-caused disturbance, 2) are effective in the monitoring of abundance and distribution of focal species, and the resultant effect of management actions, and 3) provide for long-term protection of focal species and their habitats through development of agreements/conservation plans with land owners and/or managers are the primary objectives of this project. Project will protect critically important breeding, roosting, and foraging areas and support recovery of wintering shorebird species.

Contact

Erin Lebbin
540-253-5780
elebbin@abcbirds.org
Project Website
Project Partners

US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program, Houston Audubon, Gulf Coast Bird Observatory

Affiliated Institutions

None

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