Wisconsin’s Trumpeter Swan Recovery Program: A 30-Year Retrospective (1989-2019) on Research, Management, and Collaboration
Date & Time
Monday, March 8, 2021, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Speaker: Sumner Matteson

A celebration of unique private/state partnerships featuring an exploration of the history, challenges, and development of Wisconsin's Trumpeter Swan Recovery Program spanning the end of one century and beginning of another.

Seven Take-Aways:
*Identify clear, obtainable research/management objectives. 
*Identify/implement funding strategy early on; take advantage of opportunities as they arise.
*Remain open to new/different approaches (decoy-rearing; release of swans on Bad River Indian Reservation).
*Recruit/build upon partnerships.
*Celebrate successes with partners, learn from failures/disappointments.
*Persist; visualize reaching goal.