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ABOUT OUR WORK
 
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IBP Alumna Profile: Joanna Wu
One of Joanna's first post-college jobs was working for IBP. Now she studies the effects of climate change on birds for Audubon.

 
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“Mega-fires” May Be Too Extreme Even For A Bird That Loves Fire
Black-backed Woodpeckers prefer to nest near edges of burned patches– edges that are getting harder to find.

 
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Lark Sparrow Song: Elegance and Complexity
Ed Pandolfino walks us through the fascinating song of this unique bird.

 
 
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Upcycled Mist Net Bags
MAPS station operator Laura Mahrt shares her pattern for mist net bags made of upcycled old t-shirts.

 
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Shapes, Sounds and Fire
Bats, like birds, match their sounds and shapes to their habitat. So what happens when it all burns down?

 
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When Forest Fires Flare, These Beetles Rush In
Woodboring beetles are important prey for woodpeckers. How does a changing fire regime affect this critical food resource?

 
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: M. Walker, Jean Hall, sam may/Flickr. Bottom row, L to R: Laura Mahrt, Lauren Helton, Lauren Helton.

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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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