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Northern Harrier flying
Northern Harrier © Kyle Wilmarth

Important Bird Area: Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

Map of the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences IBA site

Nominated By

Brian Harrington

Size

50 acres

Towns and Counties

Plymouth

Ownership

private, nongovernmental organization

Major Habitats

early successional shrubland, emergent freshwater marsh, powerline, shrub-scrub wetland, coastal beach, marine/tidal, lake/pond, migratory stopover site

Land Use

nature & wildlife, conservation/land trust, agriculture/livestock, research, undeveloped

Minor Threats

introduced animals/feral pets

Site Description

Manomet is a leader in environmental research, partnership building, and solution development. For over 30 years, Manomet's scientists have been improving an understanding of natural systems and assembling strong working partnerships to address environmental issues. On the basis of solid science, Manomet brings together all of those with a stake in a particular environmental matter-communities, individuals, universities, government agencies, businesses-and guides them through cooperative, science-base,d solution development. Programs cover a variety of conservation topics including bird conservation, emphasizing avian research during the center's initial 25 years, and also focusing upon wetlands and wildlife, and regional conservation planning.

Current Conservation Status

Site is operated by Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences.

Other Flora or Fauna of Significance

None listed.

Data Sources

None.