Environment
7:48 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Protecting Habitat For Endangered Field Birds

Open natural areas such as meadows, prairies, and "oak openings" are declining habitats, which spells trouble for the species that depend on them.

Barbara Lucas reports:

Bruce and Shirley Haeussler
Credit Barbara Lucas
The August edition of WEMU's "The Green Room"

For more information on preserving grassland habitat for birds, see this booklet by MNFI and MSU Extension:  http://mnfi.anr.msu.edu/education/ag-bird-booklet.pdf

The Green Room is a feature heard during Morning Edition on WEMU on the last Friday of every month. The segment is a production of the WEMU News Department in partnership with the Washtenaw County Environmental Health Division.