Flagship Species Initiative

Focused Conservation: A Note from ACJV Coordinator, Aimee Weldon As a Joint Venture, our goal is to move the needle on bird conservation through the work of our partnership. The ACJV is large – spanning [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: Initiatives|

Building and Strengthening International Partnerships in Shorebird Conservation

  Craig Watson, ACJV Assistant Coordinator and Piping Plover Finder! For the second winter Craig Watson, ACJV Assistant Coordinator and Caleb Spiegel USFWS Region 5 Division of Migratory Birds, coordinated and carried out [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: Research|

Grant Updates

North American Wetlands Conservation Act and National Coastal Wetland Conservation  Grants Conserve Saltmarsh Habitat in the ACJV Special consideration was given to NAWCA proposals that considered ACJV focal species like the Black Rail. Michael [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: Accomplishments|

Tackling an Increasing Workload

  ACJV Boosts Staff Capacity with USFWS Fellows Over the summer of 2016, the ACJV took advantage of the relatively new “Directorate Fellows Program” (DFP), which offers students a paid internship with the USFWS for [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: Research|

Supporting Black Duck in the Chesapeake Bay

  Working with Ducks Unlimited, the Black Duck Joint Venture, universities, and state wildlife agencies, the ACJV has mapped the best places to protect, restore, and enhance habitat to support Black Duck population goals in [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|Categories: Research|

Saltmarsh Habitat & Avian Research Program Update

  Did you know that the only endemic breeding bird species (i.e., found nowhere else on earth!) in the Atlantic Coast Joint Venture has declined by 9% per year for more than a decade?  Find [...]

By |July 11th, 2016|Categories: Initiatives|