NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Southwestern Rivers
Project Title: Monitoring Wintering Grassland Birds in the Chihuahuan Desert: Phase IV (NM)
Organization:
Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory
Project ID:
2504.20.066858
Description:

Apply a rigorous sampling protocol to estimate the density of wintering grassland birds in the Chihuahuan Desert including Sprague’s pipits and chestnut-collared longspurs. Project will implement a previously-developed monitoring program in order to produce robust baseline estimates of wintering bird populations and evaluate the impact of ongoing grassland restoration investments in New Mexico.

Award Amount:
$230000.00
Location:
Chihuahuan Desert, New Mexico.