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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Cerulean Warbler Atlas Project

Affiliation, if you are part of a national, statewide, or regional network (e.g., Izaak Walton League, Texas Watch):



Contact Information
Name:Sara BarkerStreet:159 Sapsucker Woods Rd.
City: IthacaState: New York
Zip Code:14850-Phone: 607 254-2446
Email:forest_birds@cornell.eduWeb site1:http://birds.cornell.edu
Fax: 607 254-2415Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? Yes

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):170
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1997

Sources of funding or in-kind support
X Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
Donations Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?No Is it state-approved?No
EPA-approved? No

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
The Cerulean Warbler Atlas Project was designed to determine the population status and habitat and area requirements of the Cerulean Warbler, a high-priority Neotropical migratory bird. Volunteer birds and professional biologists survey known and potential breeing sites. Results will be used to develop a detailed map of Cerulean Warbler populations in each of 29 states and two Canadian provinces in the Northeast and Midwest, as well as suggested land-management guidelines to enhance regional populations. All occupied sites will be plotted on topographic maps and data on habitat landscape characteristics, and land ownership will be compiled and entered in a GIS database.

Environments monitored:
Land, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Birds

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, University scientists
Advocacy 
Research Our program, Non-governmental community organizations, University scientists
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsNon-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
LegislationLocal government, State government, Federal government
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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