These are primarily extensively-reviewed large-scale programs or large
collections of monitoring activities covered by one organization. By
searching on the web you will find numberous examples of individual
monitoring efforts on refuges and parks.
Amphibian Research and
Monitoring Initiative monitors amphibians population trends on Department
of Interior lands.
The Breeding Bird Survey
monitors birds along the roadsides of North America using point counts.
The Butterfly Monitoring Scheme
monitors butterflies at selected sites in the United Kingdom.
FrogwatchUSA monitors calling
frog and toad populations on individual wetlands in the United States.
MAPS program monitors
the productivity and survivorship of land birds in North America.
Park Service Monitoring Protocol Database monitors within United
States National Parks.
Adaptive management is a new approach to incorporating developing management
programs, so as yet there are relatively few examples of programs that
have been successfully implemented. We will add additional sites as
we become aware of them.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Adaptive
Harvest Management program uses adaptive management to set harvest
regulations for Mallard Ducks.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is conducting a study
of grassland bird breeding use of managed grasslands on National
Wildlife Refuges within Region 5.