Studying Bird Migration

The Neotropical Flyways Project is helping us understand the needs of migratory birds in their winter habitat.

Breaking records, saving birds

Bird Protection Fund Announces 2022 Grants, and the 2022 Birdathon Report is here!

Protecting Rush Creek

Wisconsin’s first grassland climate change adaptation project is underway at Rush Creek State Natural Area.

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Neotropical Flyways

Neotropical Flyways

The Neotropical Flyways Project is studying bird migration to help us understand the needs of migratory birds in their winter habitat.

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2022 Birdathon Report

2022 Birdathon Report

Whoop whoop! The 2022 Great Wisconsin Birdathon Report is here. 56 teams raised $117,000 during our 10th season of birding for a cause.

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