• Black Duck. USFWS

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 Sparrow. Photo by Brian Henderson

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|
  • freshwater-wetlands

Accomplishments Through Grant Programs

The North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Grant: The NAWCA grant program awarded more than $12.3M in funds to ACJV partners this year. Those awards will conserve about 55,000 acres of habitat throughout the Atlantic [...]

By |June 1st, 2016|Categories: Accomplishments|
  • Blackwater national Wildlife Refuge. Photo by wagon16, Creative Commons

Audubon Saltmarsh Project

Marshes for Tomorrow - Audubon’s Saltmarsh Project Accomplishments in 2015: In 2015, Audubon continued implementing its program of salt marsh climate adaptation “Marshes for Tomorrow”, with projects in Maryland, North Carolina and South Carolina. This [...]

By |June 1st, 2016|Categories: Accomplishments, Uncategorized|
  • Coastal habitat in Delaware. Photo courtesy of Kevin Kalasz

News from the ACJV Spring Retreat

News from the Staff and Management Board The ACJV Management Board met for their annual Spring board retreat with one clear goal - to identify a suite of species that would become the collective focus [...]

By |June 1st, 2016|Categories: Meetings & Events, Uncategorized|
  • American Black Duck. Photo courtesy of William Majoros

Black Duck Conservation Tools

Chesapeake Bay Partners Develop Decision-Support Tool For Black Duck Conservation With a $45,000 grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust and support from the ACJV and Black Duck Joint Ventures (BDJV), partners are nearing completion of [...]

By |June 1st, 2016|Categories: Initiatives|