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Vision and Mission

AMJV meetings bring together partners throughout the region to work on bird conservation issues; Credit: Brian Smith

Vision: Partners working together for conservation of native bird species in the Appalachian Mountains region to attain:

  • fully-functioning ecosystems with sustainable populations of the region’s native avifauna, guided by state, regional, national, and international bird plans
  • effective delivery of habitat conservation through adaptive management and guided by a conservation approach consisting of biological planning, conservation design, delivery of conservation actions, evaluation, and research
  • success in capitalizing on funding opportunities relevant to partnership priorities
  • an engaged Management Board, representative of the diverse landscape and effective partnerships in the Appalachian Mountains

Our mission is to restore and sustain viable populations of native birds and their habitats in the Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture region through effective, collaborative partnerships.