Erin Rowan

Conservation Manager, Michigan

Erin oversees Audubon’s conservation partnerships, community science participation, stewardship engagement and advocacy efforts in Michigan. Working closely with Michigan Department of Natural Resources, other public agencies, tribes, NGO partners, and Audubon’s network of chapters and volunteers she develops ongoing conservation projects in key priority regions including the Western Michigan Conservation Corridor, Saint Marys River & Straits of Mackinac, Saginaw Bay, and Detroit – St. Clair Flats. 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 facilitates the Great Lakes Black Tern Conservation Initiative, is the coordinator for the Urban Bird Treaty in Detroit 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

Shorebird Migration has Begun Across the Great Lakes Region
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Shorebird Migration has Begun Across the Great Lakes Region

— Summer's not yet over as shorebirds begin to move south.
Spring Migration in the Great Lakes
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Spring Migration in the Great Lakes

— Celebrating our smallest migrants
The Dos and Don’ts of Winter Bird Feeding
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The Dos and Don’ts of Winter Bird Feeding

— Tips to Keep Birds Safe This Season
How to Help Grounded Waterbirds as Spring Migration Begins
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How to Help Grounded Waterbirds as Spring Migration Begins

— Crash Landings on Asphalt Can Leave Waterbirds Stranded
Winter Wonderland of Owls
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Winter Wonderland of Owls

— Discover which owls visit the Great Lakes region in winter, and where to spot them
Celebrate Michigan’s Wild Turkey
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Celebrate Michigan’s Wild Turkey

— Discover how collaborative conservation efforts over the last half-century have helped Wild Turkey populations rebound, and how you can support the unmistakable species
Upcoming Community Science and Stewardship Opportunities in Michigan
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Upcoming Community Science and Stewardship Opportunities in Michigan

— Join MI Birds and partners in supporting your feathered friends this season!
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!