Tag Archives: Playa Lakes Joint Venture

2016 Partners in Flight Landbird Conservation Plan


The updated Landbird Conservation Plan from Partners in Flight has just been released. As with previous iterations, the emphasis is on applying objective criteria to determine those species in most need of conservation, delineating the habitats within ecoregions important for … Continue reading

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2016 State of the Birds


It ain’t much better than the last one.  Check out the press release for the 2016 State of the Birds Report to see the gains and losses in conservation, and consider options for the future. (Complete and well-organized overview here.) … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin, April 2016


  The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin: March 2016


The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and scopes, … Continue reading

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Playa Post – Vol. 13, #5


Check out the latest Playa Post, the newsletter of the Playa Lakes Joint Venture. Among other cool stories, here’s your chance to engage in some important Citizen Science to benefit the playas.

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Playa Lakes Joint Venture to “re-brand”


Check out the latest Playa Post to see how the Joint Venture is re-branding itself to even better serve the needs of its constituents.  In other conservation news . . .

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Playa Post Vol. 13, #3 – Congratulations on a national award!


Congratulations to the Playa Lakes and Rainwater Basin joint ventures, recently recognized for their conservation collaborations with the 2015 Wings Across the Americas Award.   For these and other uplifting stories, check out the latest Playa Post, the newsletter of the … Continue reading

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