That’s a Wrap on MAPS
Like the fleeting flash of a Yellow Warbler escaping into the willows, our 2019 bird banding season has come and gone. JHWF’s MAPS (Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship) bird banding stations help us recognize and monitor long-term trends in avian populations. Special thanks to our bird banding team for putting in the early hours and enduring hordes of mosquitos to collect important data this summer. Click through the gallery on the right to see highlights from this years’ captures…
Each year, we organize hundreds of volunteers to remove or modify fences to make them friendlier to wildlife movement. We rely on the voluntary engagement of private landowners and public agencies as we work to reduce migratory barriers and improve landscape permeability for our wild neighbors.
Nature Mapping Jackson Hole, founded by Meg and Bert Raynes and friends, provides an opportunity for citizen scientists to contribute to our local wildlife knowledge base. The collective observations create a long-term baseline dataset of wildlife distribution throughout Jackson Hole. Log your observations at naturemappingjh.org.
In 1994, JHWF launched a multi-faceted wildlife-vehicle collision reduction campaign with immediate mitigation measures on Jackson Hole’s highways to make roads safer for people and wildlife. We also now compile and distribute data that informs future transportation planning with partners such as the Wyoming Department of Transportation.
Our annual wildlife-vehicle collision (WVC) summary report collects information from the Wyoming Department of Transportation, Wyoming Game & Fish Department, and citizen observations in order to provide the most comprehensive overview of wildlife-vehicle collisions in Teton County.
The Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation works to promote ways for our community to live compatibly with wildlife.
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