National Bird Network Workshop – January 20-23, South Padre Island, Texas

This Workshop is bringing together key personnel from the bird conservation community to discuss needs for promoting more effective collaboration and integration of activities among the three networks – Joint Ventures (JV), Bird Conservation Plan Partnerships (BCPP), and the North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI). The Workshop is structured for engagement, facilitated discussion, and problem solving in order to:

  • Clarify roles and expectations of JVs, BCPPs and NABCI
  • Identify opportunities to avoid redundancy, enhance communication and collaboration, and better achieve bird conservation outcomes
  • Identify the greatest needs and capacity gaps limiting more effective all-bird conservation
  • Share and promote tools, resources, and other products or efforts with potential “universal appeal”, and consider opportunities for broadening their use and applicability
  • Consider efficient options for enhancing level of commitment and accountability among JVs, BCPPs, and NABCI to improve national level picture of achievement, gaps, and capacity needs.