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The Marsh Monitoring Program: 1995 - 1999 Monitoring Great Lakes Wetlands and their Amphibian and Bird Inhabitants




The report summarizes the progress of the Marsh Monitoring Program, how the Program fits with wetland conservation efforts, and presents preliminary findings on trends in marsh birds, amphibians and their habitats in the Great Lakes basin. Some of the preliminary findings from almost 600 routes that have been surveyed across the Great Lakes basin:

  • a declining trend for Chorus Frog of nearly 8 percent per year
  • an increasing trend for Common Yellowthroat of nearly 7 percent per year
  • a declining trend for Black Tern of over 20 percent per year

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Regions: Ontario, Canada, Canada and United States, United States

Submitted by: WetlandNetwork

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