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Agenda and Zoom Links
We are meeting virtually from 1 pm – 4 pm on Oct 28th, and 12 pm – 4 pm on the other days. Happy Hours are scheduled after a few of the days, particularly on 11/10, Dan Casey’s retirement bash!
October 28th – 3 Billion Birds
Meeting objective: Provide a background on the international response to Three Billion Birds Gone and generate a future vision for bigger, bolder and more successful bird conservation in the west.
November 10th – Grassland Birds
Meeting objective: Promote and coordinate cross-border collaboration on grassland bird research and monitoring to ensure data collected across both breeding and wintering ranges are used together to achieve goals identified in tri-national conservation initiatives (i.e. the Grassland Roadmap Summit and the PIF Road to Recovery)
Special Event: 4:00 Happy Hour Celebration of Dan Casey’s Retirement!
November 12th – Birds and Agriculture
Meeting objective: A continuation of the grassland bird discussion, with a focus on threats posed by agricultural practices and opportunities for mainstreaming bird friendly/regenerative agriculture and blending science and messaging; tie-ins to the overall Grassland Bird conservation picture and the Road to Recovery. Come away with a set of concrete actions with which to move forward.
November 19th – Motus
Meeting objective: Collaboration on the further expansion of the western Motus network. Updates, presentations on specific projects, and planning the future.