Data collection under the Integrated Waterbird Management and Monitoring Program got underway in fall 2010 when the pilot phase was initiated. During the initial survey seasons, IWMM staff used monitoring data and feedback from participants [...]
IWMM was recently featured in the Division of Natural Resources and Conservation Planning Science Support Digest. If you are trying to understand how your Refuge can contribute to Waterbird Conservation, check out the article here.
Lesser Yellowlegs. USFWS Waterfowl, shorebirds and wading birds frequently overlap in habitat use, with each guild having specific habitat requirements during the breeding, migration and winter seasons. This makes habit management for waterbirds [...]
IWMM Announces New Science Coordinator IWMM is pleased to have Dr. Mindy Rice on board as a spacial ecologist IWMM is pleased to announce that Dr. Mindy Rice was hired as a spatial [...]
Integrated Waterbird Management and Monitoring (IWMM) provides managers a transparent and defensible conservation decision-making framework linked across multiple scales. This conservation approach integrates monitoring, modeling and decision support to optimize local wetland management while supporting [...]