Mottled Duck

GCJV population and habitat objectives are frequently derived in the face of substantial uncertainty, and models are frequently used to explicitly depict assumed population-habitat relationships. Focused research efforts are required to test the validity of those assumptions, and to determine impacts on bird species populations resulting from conservation actions on the ground. Results from research feed directly back into the GCJV conservation planning and evaluation loop, enabling population and habitat objectives to be continually adjusted as needed.

The GCJV works in concert with Gulf Coast universities, the U.S. Geological Survey, and GCJV partner organizations to design and undertake research to address the critical assumptions on which population and habitat objectives are based, and to evaluate management outcomes. These research projects are listed below.


Waterfowl


Pre-2000

2003

2006

2007

2010

2012

2014

2015

2018

Waterbirds


2009

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

Shorebirds


2010

Landbirds


2012

2013

2016

Geospatial

General

Other Documents

Desired Characteristics of Joint Venture Partnerships (PDF)
Strategic Habitat Conservation Report June 2006 (PDF)

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