A Migratory Bird Joint Venture Network Approach to Grassland Conservation

The original Migratory Bird Joint Ventures (JVs), including the Prairie Pothole Joint Venture, were established to achieve the goals and objectives of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan. Today there are 22 habitat-based JVs and three species-based JVs, each addressing the bird habitat conservation issues found within their geographic area or working to further the scientific understanding needed to effectively manage populations of specific bird species. Within the North American Great Pl