Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory

 

CVWO Advisors


Dr. Robert Ake 
Bob Anderson
Dennis Baker 
Ruth Boettcher (Virginia Dept. of Game & Inland Fisheries) 
Larry Brindza 
Dr. Ned Brinkley
Dr. Mitchell Byrd (Center for Conservation Biology, The College of William and Mary) 
Dorothy Field (Va. Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, Div. of Natural Heritage) 
Mark Garland 
Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation) 
Earl Hodnett
Dr. Robert Reilly (Virginia Commonwealth University) 
Jill Bieri (Virginia Coast Reserve of the Nature Conservancy) 
Sue Rice 
Forrest Gladden (Kiptopeke State Park, Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation) 
Dr. Bryan Watts (Center for Conservation Biology, The College of William and Mary and Virginia Commonwealth Univ.) 
Bill Williams

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Team Leaders


Songbird Research Team Leader, Shirley Devan 
Raptor Research Team Leader, Brian Taber 
Butterfly Research Team Leaders, Nancy Barnhart and Brian Taber 
Waterbird Research Team Leader, Bill Williams 
Education Team Leader, Andy Hawkins

Partner Organizations and Agencies


Bird Conservation Alliance of the American Bird Conservancy 
Historic Rivers Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists 
Richmond Audubon Society 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Virginia Beach Audubon Society 
Virginia Bird Conservation Initiative 
Virginia Commonwealth University 
Virginia Important Bird Areas Program 
Virginia Society of Ornithology 
Williamsburg Bird Club 
Teaming with Wildlife

Board of Directors


Brian Taber, President

​Dave Youker, Vice President

Shirley Devan, Secretary

Ann Carpenter, Treasurer

Nancy Barnhart, Williamsburg Bird Club representative 
Andy Hawkins, Hampton Roads Bird Club representative 
Dr. Sheila Scoville

Lisa Reagan