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Tuesday, 18 February 2014

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Sunday, 9 February 2014

[ANFES] 2014-02-09 NRMI: This Issue: Neotropical/Land Bird Seasonal Restrictions and Some Other Good Things

2014-02-09 NRMI: NATURAL RESOURCE MONITORING ITEMS OF INTEREST

This Issue: Neotropical/Land Bird Seasonal Restrictions and Some Other Good Things

NEOTROPICAL/LAND BIRD SEASONAL RESTRICTIONS – Earlier this year I received an inquiry about seasonal operating restrictions for activities in neotropical/land bird habitat during their nesting season. Here are some sites that may be of interest.

Bishop, Timothy S. et al. n.d. One for the Birds: The Corps of Engineers’ “Migratory Bird Rule” 18 p.

Bock, Carl E.; et al.1993. Effects of livestock grazing on neotropical migratory landbirds in western North America. In: Finch, Deborah M.; Stangel, Peter W. (eds.). Status and management of neotropical migratory birds: September 21-25, 1992, Estes Park, Colorado. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-229. Fort Collins, Colo.: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service: 296-309

Bonter DN et al. 2009. Characteristics of important stopover locations for migrating birds: remote sensing with radar in the Great Lakes basin. Conserv Biol. 23(2):440-8. Abstract.

Bonter, David N. et al. 2003? Are migratory birds selecting stopover sites based on landscape characteristics? Remote sensing with radar in the Great Lakes basin. 31 p.

Buler, J.J.; Diehl, R.H.; 2009. Quantifying Bird Density During Migratory Stopover Using Weather Surveillance Radar, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions 47(8):.2741-2751, Abstract.

Burke, Dawn et al.2008.. A land manager’s guide to conserving habitat for forest birds in southern Ontario. 140 p.

Cotton, Karen et al. 2009. Saving Migratory Birds for Future Generations: The Success of the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act. Compiled by American Bird Conservancy. 24 p.

DeSante David F. et al. 2005. MoSI (Monitoreo de Sobrevivencia Invernal): Assessing Habitat-Specific Overwintering Survival of Neotropical Migratory Landbirds. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-191.926-936.

Finch, Deborah M.; Stangel, Peter W., eds. 1993. Status and management of neotropical migratory birds: September 21-25, 1992, Estes Park, Colorado. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-GTR-229. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 422 p.

Finch, Deborah M.1991. Population Ecology, Habitat Requirements, and Conservation of Neotropical Migratory Birds. USDA Forest Service GTR RM-205. 32 p.

Giese, Collette L. Adkins. 2010. Spreading Its Wings: Using the Migratory Bird Treaty Act To Protect Habitat. William Mitchell Law Review. 22 p.

Goetz, Scott J. et al. 2010. Lidar remote sensing variables predict breeding habitat of a Neotropical migrant bird. Ecology 91:1569–1576.

H.R. 39 (106th): Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act

Hamilton, H. Roger; Fischer, Richard A. 2001. Do Corps of Engineers Lakes Benefit Neotropical Migratory Birds? RECNOTES Vol R-01-1

Haulton, Scott. 2008. Does Logging During The Nesting Season Negatively Affect Neotropical Migratory Bird Populations? A Literature Review. 9 p.

Hobson, K. A., et al. 2013. An estimate of nest loss in Canada due to industrial forestry operations. Avian Conservation and Ecology 8(2): 21 p.

IELP. N.d. .Petition to the Council for Environmental Cooperation to Enforce the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Koford, Rolf R; Best, Louis B. 1996. Management of agricultural landscapes for the conservation of Neotropical migratory birds. Pages 68-88 in Frank R. Thompson, III, ed. Management of agricultural landscapes for the conservation of Neotropical migratory birds. U.S. Forest Service, General Technical Report. NC - 187. North Central Forest Experiment Station, St. Paul, MN.

Lawyer, George R. 1919. Full text of "Federal protection of migratory birds".

Liesbeth, Bortels et al. 2009? Monitoring Wetlands along the Western-Greek Bird Migration Route: Amvrakikos Gulf (Greece). 2 p.

Lundquist, Thomas R. 2013. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act: An Overview. 6 p.

Means, Benjamin. 1998. Prohibiting Conduct, Not Consequences: The Limited Reach of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Michigan Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 3 (Dec., 1998), pp. 823-842. 21 p.

Miller, James R.; Hobbs, N. Thompson. 2000. Recreational trails, human activity, and nest predation in lowland riparian areas. Landscape and Urban Planning 50: 227-236.

Mooore, Frank R.; Woodrey, Mark S. 1993. Stopover Habitat and Its Importance in the Conservation of Landbird Migrants. Proc. Annu. Conf. Southeast. Assoc. Fish and Wild!. Agencies 47:447-459

Niemi, G., et al. 1998. Ecological sustainability of birds in boreal forests. Conservation Ecology [online] 2(2): 17

Renfrew, Rosalind B. et al, 2013, Phenological matching across hemispheres in a long-distance migratory bird. Diversity Distrib.: 1–12

Rodenhouse, Nicholas.et al. 2003.Multiple density-dependence mechanisms regulate a migratory bird population during the breeding season.Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 2003 270, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2003.2438

Schroeder, Richard L. et al. 1998. Selecting Habitat Management Strategies on Refuges. Information and Technology Report USGS/BRD/ITR--1998-003. 23 p.

Stoel Rives. 2012. Federal Court Holds That the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Does Not Apply to Lawful Activities That Result in the Incidental Taking of Protected Birds

Swatantranl, Anu et al. 2012. Mapping Migratory Bird Prevalence Using Remote Sensing Data Fusion. PLOS One

Vanderlinder, Melina Santos et al.2011. Classifying Westland Vegetation with Remote Sensing Techniques at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Utah. National Conference-Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Anaheim, CA. Jan. 2011. Abstract

Weih, Robert C.et al.1996? Applying GIS and Remote Sensing to Avian Research: A Case Study on the Ouachita National Forest.

WSU. 1998. Managing Forest Habitats for Migrant Songbirds. MISC0198. 20 p.

Xiao, Xiangming et al. 2006. Remote Sensing, Ecological Variables and Bird Migration. FAO/OIE International Scientific Conference on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds. 5 slides.

SOME PUBLICATIONS/URLS OF INTEREST

Kandel, P.N. et al. 2013. Monitoring Aboveground Forest Biomass: A Comparison of Cost and Accuracy between LiDAR-Assisted Multisource Programme (LAMP) and Field-based Forest Resource Assessment (FRA) in Nepal. Presented at International Conference on Forest, People and Climate: Changing Paradigm 28-30 August 2013, Pokhara, Nepal. 14 p. From Basanta Raj Gautam, Arbonaut Ltd.

Keeler-Wolf, Todd et al. 2007. Community Classification and Nomenclature (California). 14 p.

Kimbrough, Liz. 2014. Tree islands more effective way to replant the world's forests, Mongabay.

Komers, P.E.; Stanojevic, Z. 2013. Rates of Disturbance vary by data resolution: implications for conservation schedules using the Alberta Boreal Forest as a case study. Global Change Biol. 19(9):2916-2928. Abstract.

Kovács, F. 2013. GIS analysis of short and long term hydrogeographical changes on a nature conservation area affected by aridification. Carpath. J. Earth Env. 8(3):113-124. Abstract.

Lambin, Eric F. et al. 2001. The causes of land-use and land-cover change: moving beyond the myths. Global Environmental Change 11: 261–269.

Le Houérou, H.N. 1980. Browse in Africa: The current state of knowledge. Papers presented at the International Symposium on Browse in Africa . Addis Ababa, April 8-12, 1980

Leslie, H.M., et al. 2013. How good science and stories can go hand-in-hand. Conserv. Biol. 27(5):1126-1129. Abtrract.

Liu, Y., et al. 2013. Identifying priority areas for the conservation of ecosystem services using GIS-based multicriteria evaluation. Pol. J. Ecol. 61(3):415-430. Page 1

López-Carr, D.; Burgdorfer, J. 2013. Deforestation drivers: population, migration, and tropical land use. Environment 55(1):3-11.

Lund, J. F., et al, 2010. Perception-based methods to evaluate conservation impact in forests managed through popular participation. Ecology and Society 15(3): 5. [online]:

Lwoga A.B.; Urio, N.A. 1984? An inventory of livestock feed resources in Tanzania

Mabugu R and Chitiga M, 2002. Accounting for forest resources in Zimbabwe. CEEPA Discussion Paper No 7, CEEPA. University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. 56 p.

Maina, J. et al, 2013. Human deforestation outweighs future climate change impacts of sedimentation on coral reefs. Nat. Commun. 4:1986.

Mannetje, Leendert’t 2002. Global Issues of Rangeland Management. 8 p.

Marion, Jeffery L.1991. Developing a natural resource inventory and monitoring program for visitor impacts on recreation sites: a procedural manual. Natural Resources Report NPS/NRVT/NRR-91/06. 67 p.

Masubelele, M.L., et al. 2013. Vegetation change (1988-2010) in Camdeboo National Park (South Africa), using fixed-point photo monitoring: The role of herbivory and climate. Koedoe 55(1):1127.

Mayfield, M.M., et al. 2013. Differences in forest plant functional trait distributions across land-use and productivity gradients. Am. J. Bot. 100(7):1356-1368. Abstract.

Molinier, Matthieu et al. 2011. Interactive Basal Area Estimations from Mobile Phone Images, Presented at Finnish Remote Sensing Days, November 2011, Espoo, Finland. From Matthieu Molinier, VTT Earth Observation

Muenchow, J., et al. 2013. Predictive mapping of species richness and plant species' distributions of a Peruvian fog oasis along an altitudinal gradient. Biotropica 45(5):557-566. Abstract.

Müllerová, J., et al. 2013. Remote sensing as a tool for monitoring plant invasions: testing the effects of data resolution and image classification approach on the detection of a model plant species Heracleum mantegazzianum (giant hogweed). Int. J. Appl. Earth Obs. 25:55-65. Highlights

KEEPING UP-TO-DATE – PRODUCTS, NEWSLETTERS, EMAIL LISTS, JOURNALS. See also http://botany.si.edu/puhttps://www.createspace.com/3489254bs/bcn/links.cfm, http://scholar.google.com/, and Directory of Open Access Journals. http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=findJournals.

BCN - Biological Conservation Newsletter - February 2014 - Issue No. 350 at http://botany.si.edu/pubs/bcn/issue/latest.htm

InFO News - For latest issue see http://forestry.fao.msgfocus.com/q/1bqx3Jyw7SyY8ziSNyR/wv.

Infosylva – You may access the latest copy of FAO’s Forestry News Clippings at http://www.fao.org/forestry/39895-0a3f3530ed22777d437ea455f6800af1.pdf

Relasphone, a forest measurement tool on mobile phone. The Android application is available for free on GooglePlay. From Matthieu Molinier, VTT Earth Observation

SDI Newsletters - The SDI Regional Newsletters for February 2014 are now posted on the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) home page at http://www.gsdi.org. You may also download them directly as follows:

SDI-Latin America and Caribbean Newsletter - http://memberservices.gsdi.org/files/?artifact_id=1452 (Spanish), http://memberservices.gsdi.org/files/?artifact_id=145 1 (English). Portuguese translations of the newsletter are posted as they arrive and may be downloaded at http://www.gsdi.org/newsletters.php

SDI-Africa Newsletter - http://portal.gsdi.org/files/?artifact_id=1450 (English)

SDI-Asia Pacific Newsletter - http://portal.gsdi.org/files/?artifact_id=1453 (English). Chinese translations of the newsletter are posted as they arrive and may be downloaded at http://www.gsdi.org/newsletters.php

WORKING SMARTER - WORKSHOPS, MEETINGS, EVENTS, ETC. – See also: http://www.gfis.net, http://www.iufro.org/events/calendar/ and http://www.iufro.org/discover/noticeboard/.

9-11 April 2014. Congreso Chileno de Ciencias Forestales, Cuidad Temuco, Chile. http://www.ambienteforestalnoa.org.ar/capacitaciondet.asp?id=10457

15-17 May 2014. 16as Jornadas Técnicas Forestales y Ambientales. Eldorado, Misiones, Argentina. http://www.ambienteforestalnoa.org.ar/capacitaciondet.asp?id=10459

 MOVING AHEAD – OPPORTUNITIES – See also: Scholarships-Positions, Forestry, Arboriculture, Agriculture, Agronomy & Natural Resource Management Jobs at http://www.earthworks-jobs.com/forest.htm, Riley Guide to Agriculture, Forestry, & Farming Jobs http://www.rileyguide.com/agric.html, Finding Your Dream Job in Natural Resources http://www.cyber-sierra.com/nrjobs/, http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/index.html The Job Seekers Guide for International and Environmental Careers http://timresch.net/ejobs/index.htm and Scholarship Listing http://www.scholarshiplisting.com/.

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