Symposium in Context of Yellow Rail Conservation. JENNIFER WHEELER, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Waterbird Conservation for the Americas JANE AUSTIN, US Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
JENNIFER WHEELER, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Waterbird Conservation for the Americas
JANE AUSTIN, US Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
MARK WOODREY, Mississippi State University and Grand Bay National Estuary Research Reserve
Special Concern under Schedule 1 of the Species At Risk Act (SARA)
Special Concern under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, 2007
Threatened under Québec’s Loisur les espècesmenacéesou vulnerable
Migratory Nongame Bird of Special Management Concern (USFWS)
Endangered, Threatened, or Special Concern in seven States
James Bay, Hudson Bay as disjunct populations?
2. Conserve habitat at key breeding, moulting and migratory stopover sites in Canada.
3. Develop management practices for Yellow Rail habitat and promote their incorporation into existing and future wetland conservation and management initiatives.
4. Fill important knowledge gaps, particularly those related to main threats and effective management and conservation practices.
5. Develop and implement communication tools to increase public and private sector awareness and involvement in Yellow Rail conservation.