Did you know?
Nearly 3 billion birds have been lost in North America since 1970. Roughly 25% of those were grassland birds.
NGPJV Priority Birds
The first step in strategically implementing habitat conservation is to determine priority species and develop population objectives for those species; this ultimately tells us how much habitat is needed to sustain bird population at goal levels. The NGPJV Technical Comittee prepared a comprehensive summary of Priority Species in 2012 that outlined reasons for concern, data needs and suggested managmenet actions.