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Lake Michigan AMBLE (Avian Monitoring for Botulism Lakeshore Events)

The goal of AMBLE was to empower concerned citizens to monitor bird health and beach conditions along miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, thus increasing knowledge of avian botulism trends.

Project URL: http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/our_research/amble/

Geographic Scope: Lake Michigan shoreline

Status: Complete

Recruiting Volunteers:

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, Data entry, Geolocation, Identification, Observation, Photography, Site selection and/or description, Specimen/sample collection,

Start Date: 2011-04-01

Project Contact: AMBLE@usgs.gov

Federal Government Sponsor:

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Other Federal Government Sponsor: Program headed by USGS National Wildlife Health Center with funds from EPA's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Name of Nonfederal Sponsors:

Project Topic: Animals, Ecology and environment, Nature and outdoors,

Intended Outcomes: Research development,