NEW Building for Birds Online Tool

The Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation at the University of Florida has released a new online evaluation tool that evaluates impacts of landscape/subdivision designs on bird habitats.  The goal of the “Building for Birds” online tool is to provide decision-makers with a way to evaluate different development scenarios and how they affect habitat for different species of forest birds that use fragmented areas. This tool allows decision-makers to manipulate amounts of forest fragments (urban/rural) and tree canopy (in built