MI Birds

Meet Erin Rowan, MI Birds Program Associate

MI Birds aims to deepen Michiganders engagement in the understanding, care, and stewardship of public lands that are important for birds and local communities.

Erin joined the Audubon Great Lakes team as the MI Birds Program Associate in 2018. She has worked as a field biologist and bird bander in California and Oregon before working as a Staff Biologist with the Institute for Bird Populations coordinating their MAPS/TMAPS programs. Erin moved to Michigan in 2016 and began working with Detroit Audubon as their Research Coordinator where she lead Black Tern monitoring projects at St. Clair Flats and Wigwam Bay and recruited and trained citizen scientist volunteers to participate in bird-building collision surveys, grassland bird surveys, Christmas Bird Counts, and Winter Waterfowl surveys. 

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