Resources: IWJV

These reports summarize conservation planning and habitat accomplishments in the Oregon portion of SONEC (Southern Oregon-Northeastern California) for the Working Wet Meadows Initiative (WWMI). Specific conservation planning and habitat objectives...
Migratory Bird Joint Ventures (JVs) are the subject of this November, 2012 article published in Birding, the magazine of the American Birding Association. On the 25th anniversary of the JV system, author Jennie Duberstein explores the roots of the...
This plan is dynamic in that initially it will function to provide a framework for the development of Focus Area Plan objectives and strategies. As Focus Area Plans are developed however, the objectives of the Joint Venture, as well as the projects...
United States Interior Secretary Ken Salazar signed the 2012 Revision of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan on May 31 at the 75th anniversary National Conference of Ducks Unlimited, Inc., in Nashville, Tennessee. The 2012 NAWMP...
Chapter 1 provides an overview of the Plan and how the IWJV partnership operates to advance bird habitat conservation in the Intermountain West. This chapter also describes the relationship of the Plan to major National Bird Plans & Initiatives...
Chapter 2 puts the IWJV ecological and political diversity into context from a continental perspective. It helps us understand the general landscape characteristics of the IWJV, as defined by the North American Commission for Environmental...
Chapter 3 defines the science-based framework that is being used to develop conservation strategies for the IWJV partnership. Learn how the IWJV intends to address the questions of “why,” “how,” “how much,” and “where” to sustain populations of...
Chapter 4 begins by identifying eight areas of continental significance for waterfowl, as defined in the North American Waterfowl Management Plan. The discussion leads to the heart of the chapter, which involves biological planning and conservation...
Chapter 5 builds on the U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan and is intended to provide a source of quantitative population objectives for shorebirds which have not previously been available. The information will facilitate the development of landscape...
Chapter 6 outlines the biological planning approach for waterbirds in the Intermountain West, based on the North American Waterbird Conservation Plan. Like Chapter 5, it includes the most up-to-date information on waterbirds in the Intermountain...
Chapter 7 identifies priority species and steps population and habitat objectives down from continental goals and objectives defined in the National Landbird Conservation Plan. A total 21 focal landbirds were chosen to set regional habitat-based...
Chapter 8 defines the IWJV Habitat Conservation Strategy and current conservation priorities for wetland, sagebrush, and grassland habitats. Each habitat section identifies priority bird species, key threats, the approach to conservation at the JV...
Measurable habitat delivery outcomes in the Intermountain West are dependent on the synergy and cooperation of a large number of conservation partners situated in the eleven western states. This chapter provides a strategic communications blueprint...
The IWJV 2013 Annual Operational Plan (AOP) establishes the priorities and activities of the IWJV for the FY 2013 federal fiscal year. It is organized in accordance with the Desired Characteristics of Joint Venture Partnerships (JV Matrix) and is...
The IWJV 2014 Annual Operational Plan (AOP) establishes the priorities, activities, and budget of the IWJV for the FY 2014 federal fiscal year. 
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) 2015 Annual Operational Plan (AOP) establishes the priorities, activities, and budget of the IWJV for the 2015 federal fiscal year (October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015). It is organized by...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) 2016 Annual Operational Plan (AOP) establishes the priorities, activities, and budget of the IWJV for the 2016 federal fiscal year (October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016). It is organized by...
Linking patterns of rural land-use change and wetland condition to trends in greater sandhill crane demographics This plan of work outlines implementation of a spatially explicit monitoring and evaluation project to document landscape change...
These postcards are a fresh approach to the IWJV brochure. The purpose is to implement our communications goal #1: strategically broaden and strengthen public-private partnership for bird habitat conservation in the Intermountain West. The postcards...
In 2011, the Intermountain West Joint Venture, Partners for Conservation, and the University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation hosted a Farm Bill Conservation Programs focused on the West forum (Forum) in Bozeman, Montana. The purpose...
This plan is a continuation of 2012 science planning, characterizing the scope and context of the Intermountain West Joint Venture’s (IWJV) science investments.  The information presented here is the first in a series of documents outlining the...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs in Idaho. The IWJV has played a direct role in bringing over $13 million of federal funding into Idaho’s 2nd...
The IWJV partnership has conserved over 1.27 million acres in the Intermountain West during its 19-year history. With a base allocation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the IWJV has leveraged funding at a ratio of 35:1, delivering...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our approach to landscape-scale conservation benefits working lands and communities in Idaho.
Check out the below Congressional Outreach Fact Sheet for Idaho. For high resolution PDFs, contact Hannah Ryan, hannah.ryan@iwjv.org.
Please see the below .jpg for the IWJV's Boundary Map as well other data files.
Intermountain West Joint Venture 2005 Implementation Plan. Also known as "Coordinated Bird Conservation Plan." December, 2005.  Please see the IWJV 2013 Implementation Plan for a substantative revision of this Plan. ...
The Implementation Plans of the 18 U.S. Habitat Joint Ventures are intended to provide Joint Venture (JV) partnerships with a roadmap for the protection, restoration, enhancement, and management of habitat needed to support populations of birds at...
The Executive Summary describes how the Plan works to strengthen science and partnerships in the Intermountain West Joint Venture. It also credits the many individuals whose tireless work made the Plan possible.
Please view the below fact sheets that detail IWJV's priorities and projects each year.
Consistent with our approach to conservation science, the IWJV has developed a series of three technical documents that outline the scientific principles, habitat priorities, and conservation strategies adopted by the IWJV to guide investments of...
In this issue: IWJV Launches Capacity Grants Program NAWCA at Work Observations from the Chair 2008 Nagel Award Winner Guide to 2008 Farm Bill Board Meeting Update
In this issue: Pocket Guide to Sagebrush Birds Partners Step Up Efforts to Conserve Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Planning, Capacity-building, and Capital NAWMP Plan Revision: Looking Ahead IWJV Launches Phase Three of SWAP Implementation...
This five-year Strategic Communications Plan is designed to promote, coordinate and deliver bird habitat conservation that is founded on Strategic Habitat Conservation (SHC) principles. The plan guides IWJV efforts to implement innovative and...
Three Joint Ventures (JVs) conserve habitat for priority bird species, other wildlife, and people in Montana. The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV), Prairie Pothole Joint Venture (PPJV), and Northern Great Plains Joint Venture (NGPJV) cover...
The IWJV partnership has conserved over 1.27 million acres in the Intermountain West during its 19-year history. With a base allocation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the IWJV has leveraged funding at a ratio of 35:1, delivering...
Three Joint Ventures (JVs) conserve habitat for priority bird species, other wildlife, and people in Montana. The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV), Prairie Pothole Joint Venture (PPJV), and Northern Great Plains Joint Venture (NGPJV) cover...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our creative approach to landscape-scale conservation leverages public and private funds to benefit the...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our approach to conservation leverages public and private funds to benefit working lands and communities in...
The wetlands of Southern Oregon-Northeastern California (SONEC) comprise some of the most important spring and fall staging habitat for waterfowl in North America, supporting over 70% of the Pacific Flyway’s dabbling ducks and 30% of the continent’s...
Developed out of the IWJV’s 2018 Annual Operational Plan, this Partner Engagement publication focuses attention on three elements of the IWJV’s work – Science & Planning, Conservation Delivery, and Communications. Explore each element to find...
Southern Oregon Northeastern California (SONEC) is a priority landscape that is continentally significant for migratory birds and is an important agricultural region for livestock production on working lands. Attached below are fact sheets developed...
The Southern Oregon-Northeastern California (SONEC) landscape is a unique region that has been identified as a continentally important migration and breeding area for birds moving along the Pacific Flyway. Comprised of eight counties across Oregon,...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our approach to landscape-scale conservation benefits working lands and communities in Utah.
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our approach to conservation leverages public and private funds to benefit working lands and communities in...
The IWJV partnership has conserved over 1.27 million acres in the Intermountain West during its 19-year history. With a base allocation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the IWJV has leveraged funding at a ratio of 35:1, delivering...
Linking wetland dynamics to landscape carrying capacity for migratory bird conservation This plan of work outlines implementation of a spatially explicit inventory and monitoring project that examines historic and current patterns of wetland...
Bringing Together Partners to Conserve Treasures of Wyoming. The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs in Wyoming. The IWJV is supporting partnership-...
The IWJV partnership has conserved over 1.27 million acres in the Intermountain West during its 19-year history. With a base allocation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the IWJV has leveraged funding at a ratio of 35:1, delivering...