A traveling teal brings biologists from Colorado State University, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Nayarit, Mexico together and proves the importance of working across borders to conserve birds and their habitats.
Young people in Arizona are getting turned on to birding and bird conservation, thanks to a Heritage Fund Grant from the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the great work of Ironwood Tree Experience, Tucson Audubon, and the SJV.
Former Sonoran Joint Venture Coordinator Robert Mesta combines his personal and professional passions as the coordinator of Liberty Wildlife’s Non-Eagle Feather Repository, helping to conserve birds and preserve Native American traditions.
Did you know Long-billed Curlews are snowbirds? Researchers from Intermountain Bird Observatory found that birds breeding in the Intermountain West are wintering in the Mexicali and Imperial valleys of the Sonoran Joint Venture. IBO Research Director Dr. Jay Carlisle shares some thoughts on collaboration for conserving this declining species.
Continued conservation action and investment is needed to help prevent the extinction and endangerment of dozens of landbird species in the U.S. and Canada, according to a new plan by Partners In Flight.
More than one-third of the native bird species in Canada, Mexico, and the continental United States are at risk of extinction without significant conservation action, according to the first-ever Trinational State of the Birds Report
The North American Grasslands Alliance: A Framework for Change document lays a strong foundation to bring about the deep changes that are required for a continentally integrated planning and management approach to achieve lasting sustainability of the North American grasslands. It contains foundational principles, objectives and priorities to sustain working landscapes, conserve biodiversity, and
After the Partners in Flight V International Conference SJV staff and partners toured the Great Salt Lake, where the Audubon-managed South Shore Preserve and Lee Creek Area is located.
A new study (partially funded by the SJV) has been published by SJV partner Janet Ruth and colleagues in The Condor. They used radar and satellite land-cover data to determine the habitats with which birds are associated during migration stopover. Bird densities differed significantly by habitat type at all sites in at least one season.
In 1986 Canada, Mexico, and the United States adopted the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP, or Plan), aimed at conserving continental waterfowl populations and habitat. In the intervening years, NAWMP partners have conserved and restored 15.7 million acres (63,000 square kilometers) of wetlands, grasslands and other key habitats for ducks, geese and swans shared