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ABOUT OUR WORK
 
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Black-backed Woodpeckers Like Dead Trees, But Cause of Death Matters
Will California's Black-backed Woodpeckers use trees killed by bark beetles?

 
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IBP Alumna Profile: Rae Engert
Rae Engert worked for IBP for 3 field seasons, most recently leading the Sierra Parks Monitoring crew. This fall she headed to Sweden to start a master's degree.

 
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Staff Profile: Bird Banding Guru Danielle Kaschube
Dani started at IBP as an intern in 1995. Today, she's our MAPS coordinator and bird banding guru.

 
 
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The Joys & Challenges of Surveying Birds in the Backcountry
A photo essay on IBP's work with the National Park Service to inventory & monitor bird populations in the parks of the Pacific Northwest.

 
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Walking on the Voices of Nightingales
An essay on thrush songs & Boreal Forest adventures written by IBP's founder, David F. DeSante, for the first IBP newsletter.

 
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Strange Catch
When you open a mist net to catch birds, you never know what you are going to get. But some catches are stranger than others.

 
Photo Credits: Studying the Effects of Climate Change: Allie Bird. Monitoring Bird Populations in Our National Parks: Marty Frye. Training the Next Generation: Mandy Holmgren. Bird Pop!, Top Row, L to R: USFWS, Rae Engert, Dani Kaschube. Bottom row, L to R: Mandy Holmgren, Becky Matsubara, Maren Gimpel.

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The Institute for Bird Populations enables science-based conservation of species and habitats by studying the abundance, demography, and ecology of birds and other wildlife.

We collaborate locally, nationally, and globally with government agencies, universities, and NGOs to assess the effects of climate change, land management actions, and other ecological stressors on bird populations, and prescribe practical solutions to conservation challenges.

We use cutting-edge science, and frequently publish results in peer-reviewed journals.

 
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