The Role of Birds on the Farm Course: Lesson 1 - Beneficial Birds Have Saved Farmers Money for a Long Time
Presenters: Dr. Sara Kross - Columbia University & Jo Ann Baumgartner - WFA
Start Time is 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time
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Upon successfully completing this lesson, participants will be able to:
- Describe several avian pest control studies in the US and around the world.
- Share how avian pest control has helped to reverse the decline of birds.
- Describe the tradition of “economic ornithology”, why it lost popularity, and now has resurged.
- Be prepared to respond to farmers’ perceptions of birds.
Photograph by Rick Lewis