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2010 Harbor Herons meeting attendees
Presenters and attendees at the 2010 Harbor Herons and Colonial Waterbird meeting in Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island.

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The 2010 meeting was held on January 13th, 2011 at the National Parks of New York Harbor Education Center at Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island, New York.

2010 Meeting Materials:

Agenda and presenter info booklet

Presentations:

Inland Night-Heron Survey and 2011 Plans, presented by Chris Kisiel, NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife: Endangered and Nongame Species

Predator/Prey Interactions in Contaminated Environments, presented by Judith Weis, Rutgers University

2008 Secretive Marshbird Survey, presented by Susan Stanley, New York City Parks: Natural Resources Group

Saltmarsh Sparrow in New York City, presented by Nate McVay, New York City Parks, Natural Resources Group

NYC Parks Restoration Status Report for Prall's Island, presented by Alexander Summers, New York City Parks: Natural Resources Group

Shorebirds in Jamaica Bay. IWASH 2010 Update, presented by Susan Elbin for John Rowden, NYC Audubon

Piping Plover and Colonial Shorebird Monitoring Data for Gateway NRA, presented by Tony Luscombe, seasonal employee/volunteer, National Park Service

Plans for Waterbirds on Randall's Island for 2011 , presented by Victoria Ruzicka, New York City Parks and Recreation

Harbor Herons Conservation Plan- Overview and Next Steps for Completion, presented by Susan Elbin, NYC Audubon, and Nellie Tsipoura, NJ Audubon Society (Harbor Herons Subcommittee)

A Harbor Herons Habitat Pilot Project for the NY/NJ Harbor Estuary Program, presented by Kate Boicourt and Robert Nyman, Harbor Estuary Program

Update from Dick Viet's lab (oral presentation, no digital presentation), presented by Ivana Novicic, College of Staten Island

Gateway National Recreation Area's Role in Monitoring and Management of Airport Bird Hazards in Jamaica Bay, New York, presented by George Frame, National Park Service

Radar and Its Limitations (at John F. Kennedy Airport), presented by Laura Francoeur, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Gateway National Recreation Area's General Management Plan Process (oral presentation only, no digital presentation), presented by Dave Avrin, National Park Service

2010 Harbor Heron Nesting Survey, presented by Liz Craig, NYC Audubon and Cornell University

Double-crested Cormorants of the New York Harbor: 2010 Harbor Herons and Waterbirds, presented by Susan Elbin, NYC Audubon

2010 Gull Survey Results, presented by Susan Elbin for Brian Washburn, US Division of Agriculture/APHIS

Diet of Double-crested Cormorants in the New York Harbor. Investigations into the Factors Affecting Pellet Production, presented by Colin Grubel, CUNY

Flight Line Study of Double-crested Cormorants, presented by Richard Flamio, Eastchester High School

Harbor Herons Foraging Survey- Update on the 2010 Season, presented by Kristin Muafo and Elizabeth Ng, NJ Audubon Society
Final Report

Harbor Herons Citizen Science Surveys: Issues, Constraints, and Future Directions, presented by Nellie Tsipoura, NJ Audubon Society

Roosting Habitats and Post-fledging Dispersal of Juvenile Great Egrets in Ontario, presented by D.V. Chip Weseloh, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada

Contaminant Levels in Herring Gulls from NY Harbor and the Great Lakes, presented by D.V. Chip Weseloh, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada

Passaic River Early Sediment Removal Action Relative to Protecting Migratory Birds From Adverse Effects, presented by Tim Kubiak, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

A Banding Study of Common Terns on Pettit Island, NJ: Preliminary Results, presented by Brian Palestis, Wagner College

Stable Isotope Analysis Monitoring the New York Harbor Using Herring and Great Black-backed Gull Feathers. A Pilot Study, presented by Liz Craig, NYC Audubon and Cornell University

Habitat, Nutrition and Mercury in Waterbirds: Ptilochronolgy as a Novel Bioindicator Tool, presented by Susan Elbin for Charles Clarkson, University of Virginia

Great Egret- 10 Years Later, by Don McCrimmon, Cazenovia College

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