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Who We Are

The Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture (LMVJV) is a self-directed, non-regulatory private, state, and federal conservation partnership that exists for the purpose of sustaining bird populations and their habitats within the Lower Mississippi Valley and West Gulf Coastal Plain/Ouachitas regions through implementing and communicating the goals and objectives of relevant national and international bird conservation plans.

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What We do

The LMVJV functions as the forum in which the private, state, and federal conservation community develops a shared vision of bird conservation for the Lower Mississippi Valley and West Gulf Coastal Plain/Ouachitas regions; cooperates in its implementation; and collaborates in its refinement.

 
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Our Focus

Our partnership focuses on the protection, restoration, and management of birds in the Lower Mississippi Valley and West Gulf Coastal Plain/Ouachitas regions and their habitats. The LMVJV is guided by a 5-year Operational Plan that sets out goals and strategies to ensure a partnership dedicated to bird habitat conservation, committed to the use of the best available science, and believing in the power of partnership.