JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Calling all birders and other bird-lovers in Missouri! The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) needs volunteers to help with the 2016 North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) in June. The BBS is a long-term, large-scale, international bird monitoring program that started in 1966 to track the status and trends of North American bird populations.
Missouri survey routes in need of volunteers are in or around: Auburn, Cassville, Diamond, Dover, Elmo, Emden, Frankford, Kennett, Pineville, Pulaski, and Reeds.