VMN Continuing Education Webinar: Virginia's Second Breeding Bird Atlas-20160209 1703-1_47092887
From Michelle Prysby
Description: The Virginia Society of Ornithology, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, and Virginia Tech are partnering to conduct the Second Breeding Bird Atlas (VABBA2) in Virginia. The primary objectives of the second BBA are to (1) d ocument the status and distribution of VA's breeding birds during the 2016-2020 breeding seasons; and (2) a ssess changes in breeding bird species distribution since the first Virginia BBA (1985-1989).
Presenter: Ashley Peele is the statewide Atlas Coordinator and is based at the Conservation Management Institute at Virginia Tech. She recently received her PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University. Her dissertation focused on population dynamics of Neotropical migrants in winter. She has ten years of field and research experience including managing long-term avian population monitoring studies in the southeastern US and Caribbean.
This webinar was presented on 9 February 2016.