NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Atlantic Flyway Shorebirds
Project Title: Assessing and Mitigating American Oystercatcher Predation Impacts (VA)
The Nature Conservancy
Project ID:

Identify causes of chick loss to inform existing predator management activities at critical nesting sites for American oystercatcher on the Atlantic coast of Virginia. Project will increase oystercatcher reproductive output and help avoid population reversal in the most important American oystercatcher breeding area in the flyway.

Award Amount:
Virginia portion of the Delmarva peninsula