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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Playa Post, Vol. 12, #5


Newsletter of the Playa Lakes Joint Venture IN THIS ISSUE Graduate Student Conducts Research on Declining Shore Bird PLJV Coordinator Completes Training at National Conservation Leadership Institute Landscape Design Information Featured on PLJV Website Looking at Climate Change in the … Continue reading

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Playa Post, volume 12: Feb. 2014


Check out the latest Playa Post, the newsletter of the Playa Lakes Joint Venture.  Included this month is a detailed explanation of the Landscape Design Process:

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Playa Post Vol 11, No 9: 2014 ConocoPhillips Grant Program


With money from ConocoPhillips, the Playa Lakes Joint Venture is now soliciting requests for proposals for the 2014 Grant Program.  For information, check out the latest Playa Post, the newsletter of the Playa Lakes Joint Venture.

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Playa Post Vol. 11, No. 8


October 2013 newsletter of the Playa Lakes Joint Venture.

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Playa Post, Vol. 11, #7


Newsletter from the Playa Lakes Joint Venture.   Learn why you should purchase a Duck Stamp, every year.  

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Playa Post Vol. 11 #6: Riparian Restoration


Check out the latest newsletter from the Playa Lakes Joint Venture.  Topics include riparian restoration and better information on the distribution of Lesser Prairie-Chicken.

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Playa Post Vol. 11, #5: July 2013


Human dimensions in the Playa Lakes Region. To learn more about natural resource management in the region, check out the weekly podcast Playa Country Radio.

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Playa Post, Vol. 11, Number 4


Landowner attitudes toward playas plus much more in this Playa Post.

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Playa Post for 27 Feb. 2013


Here’s the latest update from the Playa Lakes Joint Venture.

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Playa Post Volume 11, issue 1


News from the Playa Lakes Joint Venture Management Board Talks Playas, Fire and Funding Tutorials Help New Members to ‘Hit the Ground Running’ This year, PLJV’s winter Management Board meeting was hosted by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation in … Continue reading

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Playa Post vol 10, no. 7


Check here for the latest from the Playa Lakes Joint Venture.

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Waterthrush Podcast #4 – Blue Grosbeak


Episode 4 of the Waterthrush Podcast is now available for download.  Stories include updates from the OOS spring meeting and World Series of Birding, a look into the odd habits of Blue Grosbeaks, the Playa Lakes Joint Venture working to … Continue reading

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