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Opportunities to Help Important Bird Areas
a site or organize volunteers to fill out nomination forms
for sites in your area (contact your state
to find the status of nominations in your state).
or participate in a bird survey at an IBA or potential IBA
for a WatchList
species. (Contact your state
an IBA and help to develop a conservation plan for the site
in partnership with IBA staff and local stakeholders. See
our Resources for Adoption of Important
for a project to restore habitat or eradicate invasive species
at an IBA.
for land acquisition funds for an IBA where land acquisition
and organize volunteers to help an IBA managed by a refuge,
State Park, or land trust.
for changes in laws and policies that would benefit birds
of concern at IBAs.
in a Christmas
in or near an IBA.
a birding field trip program to IBAs in your area.
a slide show or children’s education program to teach
people about an IBA and the amazing bird stories connected
articles and letters about IBAs in newsletters, magazines,
newspapers, and other outlets to teach the public about
the important bird habitats in their area.
guidelines for a healthy yard, and encourage habitat management
that is beneficial to the birds of concern at that IBA.
provide financial support to an IBA program (some Audubon
chapters have donated Birdathon proceeds to IBA programs
for example). To donate to the Important Bird Areas Program,
what’s happening at Important Bird Areas!
to the IBA LEADER LIST to learn more about current IBA
successes and announcements and to participate in the
latest discussions regarding Important Bird Areas.
join the IBA LEADER LIST, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leave the subject line blank, and in the body of your
SUBSCRIBE IBA-LEADER FirstName LastName. Alternatively,
to subscribe to the list.
subscribed? Search IBA
Leader List archives
the most essential areas for birds.
those sites for changes to birds and habitat.
these areas for long-term protection of biodiversity.
3 October 2011