Joe Kramer has been an exemplary leader outside of Kansas throughout his career and is committed to advancing the science and management of wetlands and waterfowl.
Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory works tirelessly with the Joint Ventures in the western and central United States and northern Mexico to support bird and habitat conservation priorities.
Through the ACE Basin Focus Area Task Force and similar Task Forces focused on Winyah Bay and the South Lowcountry partners in South Carolina have worked together to protect the most critically-important landscapes for birds and other wildlife.
In 1993, the Pingree Family initiated an independent, third-party green-certification of their forestland in Maine to the highest international standards. These efforts resulted in the Seven Islands Land Company becoming the world’s largest third-party certified sustainable forest products company.
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture (LMVJV) partners teamed up in April 2013 to increase coordination among Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi, and its core conservation partners in the Lower Mississippi Valley. What began as a concept has evolved into a well established three-state coordination group; the Tri-state Conservation Coordination [...]
In the relatively small geographic scope of the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture, which comprises just nine counties but over 7 million people, land acquisition for wetland restoration has been a priority of the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture since its inception in 1996. Thanks to a history of salt making and hay farming, much [...]
"Flood Control 2.0: Rebuilding habitat shoreline resilience through improved flood control channel design and management" is an ambitious effort to restore stream and wetland habitats, water quality, and shoreline resilience to the San Francisco Bay. The project is a partnership between the San Francisco Estuary Partnership, San Francisco Bay Joint Venture, San Francisco Estuary Institute, [...]