The Westmoreland Sanctuary property is a complex array of ecosystem and habitat types, which support an abundance of wildlife species. A great deal of time and effort is put forth to monitor and properly manage a number of local wildlife populations. The conservation programs currently conducted on the Sanctuary include:

  • Bird Banding
  • Eastern Bluebird Nest Box Management
  • Wood Duck Nest Box Management
  • Aquatic and Terrestrial Turtle Monitoring
  • Turtle nesting areas
  • Amphibian Breeding Surveys
  • Christmas Bird Counts
  • Summer Bird Counts
  • Project Feeder Watch
  • Invasive Plant Species Control and Removal
  • Invasive Rusty Crayfish study*
  • Riparian Soil Study*
  • Urban Ecology – Pollen dispersal within and among urban and suburban habitats*

Projects marked with an asterick (*) are conducted and managed by individuals other than Westmoreland Sanctuary staff.