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Study finds birds with specific habitat needs are excluded from Phragmites patches– bad news for Least Bittern
June 13, 2016 Courtney Robichaud and Dr. Rebecca Rooney (University of Waterloo, Ontario) Summary A 2002 study found that the number and diversity of birds was higher in wetlands invaded by Phragmites. We repeated this study 12 years later at the same location where...
Heather Braun, Katherine Hollins (Great Lakes Commission): A new paper was recently published showcasing the use of the collective impact framework to guide the Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative (GLPC).
Abram DaSilva and Kurt Kowalski (USGS), Danielle Haak and Clint Moore (University of Georgia): Adaptive management is a type of structured decision-making that confronts and potentially reduces management uncertainty of a particular problem (Figure 1). This strategy is appropriate for managers who are able to address a problem, but must deal with uncertainty about the effectiveness of a variety of possible solutions.
Nicole LaFleur, Greg Norwood, and Jake Bonello: Non- native Phragmites is not a new concern in the Detroit River and Western Lake Erie Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA): managers have been treating Phragmites and restoring habitats within the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge for years…
December 23, 2015 Sarah Cook and Katherine Hollins Thanks again to everyone who participated in our survey earlier this year! Included in this blog are the results of that survey and information about the GLPC as a whole. Your feedback has been crucial in helping us...