Erin Rowan

Conservation Associate

Erin joined the Audubon Great Lakes team as the MI Birds Program Associate in 2018, working to increase all Michigander’s engagement in the understanding, care, and stewardship of public lands that are important for birds and people. She previously worked as a Staff Biologist with the Institute for Bird Populations coordinating their MAPS/TMAPS bird banding programs before moving to Michigan where she worked with Detroit Audubon as their Research Coordinator. Erin is an Executive Committee member of the SEMIWILD network and co-chairs the Natural Resources Conservation and Stewardship Committee, and Community Science Subcommittee. She holds a degree in Conservation and Resource Studies from UC Berkeley.

To contact Erin, please email her at erin.rowan@audubon.org or call her at 310-383-7353.

Articles by Erin Rowan

Sink Your Talons into Raptor Migration in Michigan
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Sink Your Talons into Raptor Migration in Michigan

— Don’t forget to look up this fall!
Fall Back Into Birding
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Fall Back Into Birding

— Making the most of fall birding in the Great Lakes
Why Do Birds Stop Singing in Late Summer?
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Why Do Birds Stop Singing in Late Summer?

— The decline of bird song signals the arrival of migratory shorebirds
Summer Birding in the Great Lakes
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Summer Birding in the Great Lakes

— What birds to expect this summer and where you can find them
Spring Migration in the Great Lakes Region
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Spring Migration in the Great Lakes Region

— What birds to expect this season and where you can find them
Michigan’s Black Terns Need Your Help
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Michigan’s Black Terns Need Your Help

— Sign-up to participate in breeding Black Tern Surveys across the Lower Peninsula
The Triumphant Return of Michigan’s Ospreys
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The Triumphant Return of Michigan’s Ospreys

— Adopt an Osprey nest this summer
Winter Birding in Michigan
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Winter Birding in Michigan

— Michigan welcomes many new visitors from the north in the colder months, making winter an exciting time to watch birds.
Best Practices for “Stress Free” Snowy Owl Viewing
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Best Practices for “Stress Free” Snowy Owl Viewing

— How to Watch the Majestic Great Lakes Visitor Safety