Conceived and facilitated by Bill Mueller of the Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory (now the Lake Michigan Bird Observatory), our group first convened in 2012. We are passionate about securing the future for Chimney Swifts in Wisconsin. Our informal group includes citizens from diverse backgrounds and interests, including representatives from the bird conservation and research communities, the wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education communities, and state wildlife and environmental regulatory agencies. We welcome anyone willing to help us preserve this important and fascinating species.
The Wisconsin Chimney Swift Working Group strives to inform Wisconsinites about Chimney Swifts and their ecological, economic and aesthetic value, in order to inspire the appreciation and conservation of this amazing species in our state.