Beveroth, Tara

Assistant Scientist, Avian Ecologist

Address and Contact Information

1816 S. Oak St.
Rm. 2095
Champaign, IL  61820

Current Projects

Working for the Critical Trends Assessment Program, I monitor birds in forests, wetlands, and grasslands throughout Illinois. I also coordinate two state wide bird monitoring programs Spring Bird Count and Monitoring of Owls and Nightjars in Illinois. In addition to coordinating bird monitoring programs, I spend time managing databases, writing reports, making maps using GIS, and educating the public.

Research Interests

Avian research involving, but not limited to, the coordination of SBC and MOON in Illinois, and assisting with the Critical Trends Assessment Program (CTAP).  Also interested in avian community responses to actively managed versus non-managed habitats.

Professional Affiliations

Wilson Ornithological Society
Illinois Ornithological Society
National Wildlife Society

Selected Service Activities

Illinois Ornithological Society Board Member

Selected Publications

Beveroth, TA, Ward, MP, Lampman, RL, Ringia, AM, Novak,RJ. Changes in seroprevalence of West Nile virus across Illinois in free-ranging birds from 2001 through 2004. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2006; 74:174.

Education

M.S. Biology with an empahsis in Zoology, Western Illinois University, 2003
B.S. Biology, Western Illinois University, 2001
A.S. Sauk Valley Community College, 1999

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