The first bobolinks arrived about 5 days ago, and I've heard, but not seen,
a meadowlark. Success!
On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 4:04 PM, LaBarr, Mark <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Greeting everyone. Below is a post by Al Strong from the VT Birding FB
> page which sums up the success we had with the Bobolink Project. Of course
> he has been instrumental in its development and during this transition.
> Audubon Vermont is excited the transition to a multi-state effort went so
> smoothly and wants to also thank those that participated. We look forward
> to documenting the productivity on VT fields enrolled in the program this
> year and to expanding the project in the future.
> "A big thank you to everyone who donated to the Bobolink Project this
> yearhttp://www.bobolinkproject.com/ As you may remember, we went regional
> this year, with Audubon Vermont, Audubon Connecticut, and Mass Audubon
> taking the helm for coordination of the project. Thanks to your help, we
> raised over $40,000 and we will have delayed mowing on 526 acres across 16
> farms in VT (13), MA (2) and NY (1). We'll be back in touch with more
> information on bird numbers as the breeding season progresses, but I wanted
> to let you know this awesome news and thank you for your support!"
> Mark LaBarr
> Conservation Program Manager
> Audubon Vermont
> 255 Sherman Hollow Road
> Huntington, VT 05462
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