Community of Practice Meetings

October 5 – 7 2021

Location: Virtual (Zoom)

Who: Anyone who is involved in collecting, analyzing or using bird monitoring data in the northern Gulf of Mexico

Purpose:

  • Share GoMAMN’s new information products (Strategic Bird Monitoring Guidelines for the Northern Gulf of Mexico, “gap analysis” of current bird monitoring efforts)
  • Connect new members with colleagues & integration efforts through our working groups (Landbirds, Marsh Birds, Raptors, Seabirds, Shorebirds, Wadingbirds, Waterfowl, Structured Decision Making, Avian Health)
  • Invite feedback on how GoMAMN can serve as a better forum for collaboration and integration of bird monitoring moving forward. 

Register here: https://bit.ly/3x2pfWr

Oct 5 8-11 and 1-4:30 central

Intro to GoMAMN, GoMAMN Activities, Guidelines to Bird Monitoring and Gap Analysis. Seabird and Wadingbird Groups meet

  • Seabirds 240p-430p central
  • Wadingbirds 230p-430p central

Oct 6 8-11 and 1-4 central

Working Group meetings: Landbirds, Shorebirds, Avian health, Waterfowl, Raptor, Structured Decision Making,

  • Landbirds 8a-10a central
  • Shorebirds 8a-10a central
  • Avian Health 10a-11a central
  • Waterfowl 1p-3p central
  • Raptor 1p-3p central
  • Structured Decision Making 3p-4p central

Oct 7 8-12 and 1:30-4 central

  • Marsh bird Working Group 8a-10a central
  • Renewable Energy Working Group 8a-10a central

10a-12p central and 1:30p-4p central

Reporting out from WG meetings, Next steps and how GoMAMN becomes an active forum for collaboration and integration of bird monitoring.

Questions: Auriel Fournier, GoMAMN Chair, auriel@illinois.edu