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Maine 30-Year Bird Project In the News

Maine 30-Year Bird Project In the News

August 8, 2021

We just wrapped up the first field season for the "30-Year Bird Project" in northern Maine. I'm excited to be collaborating with old friends and colleagues to return to a landscape where we all worked nearly 30 years ago investigating the relationship between songbird communities and managed forests. The Portland Press Herald featured the project on the front page of the Sunday paper. UNH Summer Research Technician Kelsi Anderson spent the field season working with Tufts University PhD student Jonah Levy doing songbird point counts and collecting vegetation data on 120 plots in remote...

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February 23, 2021

Would you like to spend a summer doing important bird research in the remote North Maine Woods? We are seeking a field assistant to participate in a study of birds and commercial forestry north of Moosehead Lake, Maine. The project is a replication of a study conducted by the Principal Investigators 30 years ago. The successful applicant will work with the Field Crew Leader on a daily basis. Lodging will be at a rustic logging camp about 45 miles west of Millinocket and 32 miles north of Greenville, in Northeast Carry Township (45.924829° -69.577224°).