History and Archives
News regarding the Waterbird initiative is posted to a listserv (an automated electronic mailing list entitled “WaterbirdsNetwork”). Interested parties may subscribe to the listserv by sending a blank email to Join-WaterbirdsNetwork@rana.er.usgs.gov or by visiting the WaterbirdsNetwork listserv homepage. All past messages posted to the WaterbirdsNetwork listserv can be accessed on the homepage by subscribers and nonsubscribers alike.
Launch of the Initiative
The origins of the waterbird initiative were explored in a white paper by a student of conservation biology. Link to Keisman 2001 paper [Word format].
Meetings to Create Continental Plan
Workshops 1998 – 2001