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  • Pip, pip, hooray! Say goodbye to that apostrophe!

    American Ornithologists' Union. It is a plural possessive. How many times have you seen that apostrophe placed before the "s"?

     

    No more!

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  • Importing avian material? Critical new information

    By Ornithological Council

    Don't lose your research specimens for failure to comply with import requirements! A new automated system implemented by Customs and Border Protection is mandatory and it is a big, big challenge. Read this article to learn about this system and how to deal with this hurdle.

     

    UPDATE 15 AUGUST 2016: SEE THE INFO SHEET PREPARED BY CBP FOR SMALL COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS. DON'T FORGET THAT THERE WILL BE A WEBINAR FOR OUR COMMUNITY IN EARLY OCTOBER. NOTICES WILL BE POSTED HERE AND ON AVECOLS AND NHCOLL LISTSERVES.

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  • Reminder! Model protocol form for wildlife research now available

    By Ornithological Council

    Ornithological Council and American Society of Mammalogists develop model protocol form for wildlife research...released in beta for feedback from researchers, animal care and use committee members, institutional officials, and others, this form is designed specifically for wildlife research conducted either in the field or in captivity. First question: Is this protocol even required?

     

    Update August 2016: Error in discussion of pain and suffering categories (Attachment A) has been corrected.

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  • Latest issue of AFO

    The latest issue of the Association of Field Ornithologist’s biannual newsletter, AFO Afield, includes information about the AFO's annual meeting and presence at NAOC VI, a contribution from former recipients of the Bergstrom Award about their research, and interviews with three former recipients of the Pamela L. and Alexander F. Skutch Research Award.

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