It’s not any less than that, it has to be these like-minds coming together to make change, and to flex our muscles, and to speak so that we can become better informed about the issues, so that we can vote better, so that we can send the message out to the world about what we believe in and - that’s what we can do together to be viable going into the future. ~ Wendy Weirich, Cleveland Metroparks
Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and Climate Research by Nancy Howell, Naturalist and Educator
Important Bird Areas (IBA's) are documented for bird and habitat significance. IBA data builds valuable databases to help scientists track forest changes and understand climate change.
Bird Surveys at Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve (CLNP – also known as Dike 14)
Above: Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve, Cleveland Ohio, Cleveland Port Authority, February 2016. Photos by Alice Merkel. Click/tap the image to highlight forward/backward directional arrows to explore this Western Cuyahoga Audubon Birding Hotspot without leaving the page.
In two years of surveying, volunteers have performed 105 surveys and documented 169 species of birds at the site.
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