John Confer, biology, presented "Managing Utility Rights-of-Way for Declining Shrubland Birds" at an invited one-hour presentation to the annual meeting of the Vegetation Control Service for Northeastern Utilities in Amherst, MA.
He also has a new publication: CONFER, J. L., P. E. Allen, and J. L. Larkin. 2003. Effects of vegetation, interspecific competition, and brood parasitism on Golden-winged Warbler nesting success. The Auk 121: 138-144.
Contributed by Nancy Pierce