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Bird-A-Thon Conservation Successes

Matthew Sarver | February 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Bird-A-Thon Conservation Successes

Delaware Bird-A-Thon has raised over $400,000 in 11 years. We have leveraged these funds through partnerships to help acquire  and protect 1,279 acres of key Delaware bayshore habitat.

Forging Partnerships

  • Key partner in land acquisition and prioritization for the State’s Delaware Bayshore Initiative.
  • Created the DOS Migratory Shorebird Habitat Conservation Fund with the help of The Conservation Fund.
  • Supported $840,500 Route 9 Coastal Heritage Scenic Byway Grant project that will enhance viewing and access to Thousand Acre Marsh,Ted Harvey WMA, and other state-managed sites.

Bird-A-Thon Funds Leveraged to Preserve:

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Matthew Sarver

Matt has been a member of the Delmarva Ornithological Society since 2009, and was president from 2011 until 2013. He is currently the Conservation Committee Chair, and is the owner/principal of his own ecological consulting company, Sarver Ecological, LLC.

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