Animal Unit Month
Monitoring will continue with surveys, remote sensing, satellite imagery, disease and movement monitoring, breeding site survey sampling, DNA and net sampling, herpetological web site, predictive modeling, ground truthing and taxonomic affinities an reclassification. Population, habitat and project-level monitoring are also included in the Missouri CWCS as well as distribution information, length frequency distributions; community-level monitoring and replication. These performance measures provide information that pertains to conservation actions and provide for revisions to these actions if needed.
The conservation action and proposed plans for GCN species and habitat monitoring occurs with help from several partners. These partners include but are not limited to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, The Nature Conservancy, The Missouri Department of Conservation, the Missouri Resource Assessment Partnership, the Missouri Prairie Foundation, Audubon Missouri,
Conservation Federation of Missouri, Quail Unlimited, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Ducks Unlimited, the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Ozark Regional Land Trust. This weekend, Saturday, September 29, National Wildlife Federation hosts the 2012 Hike and Seek at Bemis Woods Forest Preserve in Western Springs, Illinois.