Raptors, songbirds, or waterfowl, the Keweenaw Peninsula is home to all kinds of birds. At the end of the week, The American bird conservancy and the Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District have partnered to provide a workshop aimed at improving bird habitats. Forestry for Michigan Birds is an initiative, to help forest managers and stewards, integrate more sustainable forest management practices. The program hopes to create, enhance, and conserve habitat for birds and other wildlife while also: Keeping forests healthy, offering forest management options, adapting to climate change, and planning for future generations. Michigan is home to over 450 species of bird, and is an important breeding location for many of them. According to one scientific study, since 1970, North America has seen massive population declines for many bird species, estimating the continent has lost close to 3 billion birds in the time. The Forestry for Michigan Birds Project has identified 20 priority species in the state. Attendees to the Forestry for Michigan Birds Workshop will meet at the Nara Nature Park at 9 am this Friday, to learn from experts, how to make informed decisions in the back yard, and how to improve avian habitats. Contact ABC at firstname.lastname@example.org or 906-251-3065 for more information.
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