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VILLAGE OF PLOVER
BIRD CITY WISCONSIN

BIRD CITY
To achieve annual certification as a "Bird City," communities need to demonstrate in a written application that they have met at least seven of 22 criteria, including three from Category 1 and one from each of the other four categories:

CATEGORY 1: CREATION AND PROTECTION OF HABITAT
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Complaince with Wisconsin's "Smart Growth" law for land use planning and resource mgmt.
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The community has a park system with habitat for a number of species of birds. This is demonstrated by bird monitoring results and/or other data obtained from researchers or local volunteers.
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Existing bird habitat has legal protection.
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Park planning seeks to provide additional bird habitat.
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The community offers the public information on control and removal of invasive species.
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The community contains a segment of the Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail or a designated Important Bird Area.
CATEGORY 2: PARTICIPATION IN PROGRAMS EFFECTIVE COMMUNITY FOREST MANAGEMENT
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Some other municipal accomplishment in this area.
CATEGORY 3: LIMITING OR REMOVING HAZARDS TO BIRDS
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The community has an educated program to control-free-roaming cats and/or actively publicizes the "Cats Indoors!" program.
CATEGORY 4: PUBLIC EDUCATION
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The community is represented in at least one bird monitoring program such as Christmas Bird Count, Great Backyard Bird Count, or Swift Night Out.
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The community has a program that involves schools, garden clubs, etc. in bird conservation activities.
CATEGORY 5: COMMUNITY CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
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The community adopts resolution recognizing IMBD and organizes a local IMBD celebration.

new Soon a link to Approved Application

Highlights of City's Bird Conservation Efforts

COME CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
MAY 7th, 2016-SATURDAY

TOGETHER GREEN.ORG MILWAUKEE AUDUBON SOCIETY WBCI NRFB
Bird City Wisconsin - 1111 E. Brown Deer Road - Bayside, WI 53217 - Phone (414) 416-3272