The migratory bird joint venture (JV) coordinators recently held their annual meeting near Chicago, Illinois. This meeting was focused on a narrow agenda that required honest discussion and visionary thought. Given that JVs pride themselves on functioning as “self-directed” partnerships and they come from different regions throughout North America, divergent views and opinions filled the meeting room. Nevertheless, JVs hold dear an unwritten rule – “we rise and fall together.” With a partnership attitude and community success approach, the JV coordinators rose to the occasion and examined current challenges, ongoing strengths, and our future direction.
Consequently, the culmination of our discussion and debate resulted in a group agreement on the bullet points