Karen Etter Hale
Chair, Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative
Director of Community Relations, Wisconsin Audubon Council
P.O. Box 22
Lake Mills, WI 53551
Phone: 920-245-1395 (cell)
Karen chairs the Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative and is director of community relations for the Wisconsin Audubon Council. Karen has been a leading force in avian conservation in Wisconsin for more than two decades and served previously as executive secretary of the Madison Audubon Society.
Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
2501 Golf Course Road
Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
Ryan is a Conservation Biologist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation. Based out of Ashland on the shores of Lake Superior, he has served as WBCI’s Bird Monitoring Coordinator since 2008. Ryan coordinates citizen-based monitoring programs for owls, nightjars, and secretive marsh; serves as Science Coordinator for Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas II; and conducts a variety of communication and outreach activities related to birding and bird conservation.
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