Category Archives: Marshbird Survey

February 29, 2016 – NFWF Project Update

Dredge and Rainey Report NFWF Dredge Project Update February 29, 2016 Introduction For the last 5 years, Audubon has owned and been operating a mini-dredge, the “John James” on its sanctuary property to build marsh and to explore the cost … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 – July Update

Dredge and Rainey Report July 2013 Update July 31, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Cell 3 averages marsh level or above Worked in the guesthouse – finished plumbing and kitchenette cabinet constructed Green Heron banding Impediments: hot temperatures Summary: … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 – Birds and No Dredging

Dredge and Rainey Report Birds and No Dredging May 31, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: Marshbird Surveys Banded Green Heron chicks Summary: This week, birds were the priority. Erik Johnson brought Molly Folkerts out to help with the marshbird survey and … Continue reading

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May 20, 2013 – May Update; Birds and no Dredging

Dredge and Rainey Report Birds and No dredging May 20, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: Successful trip to the SW Pass Rookery Bird banding along headquarters trail Update to study area status map based on low water observations Spartina patens and … Continue reading

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April 24, 2013 – No dredging – Marshbird Surveys

Dredge and Rainey Report No dredging – Marshbird Surveys April 24, 2013 Summary: Low water patterns dominate, discouraging dredging. The dredge is at the limit of the hose length in the canal, and any dredging would require moving hoses and … Continue reading

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