Bird Friendly Tree And Shrub Pruning And Removal



    Date: Mar. 24, 2015

    Time: 12 pm MST

    Speakers: Janice H. Gardner, Great Salt Lake Audubon Volunteer and Biologist for Ecology and Environment, Inc. and Melissa Burns, Ecologist and Migratory Bird Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Utah Ecological Services Field Office.
       Janice-MellisaDo you know your responsibilities to protect birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act? Melissa Burns of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Janice Gardner of Great Salt Lake Audubon and an environmental consultant, will discuss how both private and public personnel can avoid "take" of birds during tree trimming, brush removal, and other habitat-altering projects. The webinar will use case studies to discuss basic bird biology, how birds are impacted, and project planning as it relates to professionals in the tree care and forestry industry.