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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.

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Geographic Scope: Lake Michigan shoreline

Project Status: Complete - not 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

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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

Fields of Science: Animals, Birds, Ecology and environment, Nature and outdoors

Intended Outcomes: Research development,