Integrated Waterbird Management and Monitoring Program. Background. “A recent trend is the demand from both government agencies and donors for accountability in the management of conservation problems” 1 Limited budget for conservation Efficient, defensible distribute resources
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“A recent trend is the demand from both government agencies and donors for accountability in the management of conservation problems”1
1Christensen, J. 2002. Fiscal Accountability Concerns Come to Conservation. November 5 edition. The New York Times,
New York, New York.
Conservation as large scale production problem
How do we maximize long-term average waterbird populations in North America in the face of uncertainty using limited resources?
Identify population targets
Determine quantity/quality of habitat to meet population targets
Determine distribution of habitat to meet energetic needs of waterbirds
Approve Station Objectives (e.g., refuge CCP, State Wildlife Action Plans, WMA, etc.)
Distribution of Funds
Propose priorities and objectives
Effective and efficient management strategies to achieve objectives
Site selection model
Implement management strategies
Shorebird management sites
Models of management