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Department of Defense Legacy Resource Management Program

Department of Defense Partners in Flight (PIF)

The Department of Defense (DOD) Partners in Flight (PIF) program sustains and enhances the military testing, training, and safety mission through proactive, habitat-based management strategies that maintain healthy landscapes and training lands. DOD PIF representatives assist installation natural resources managers in improving monitoring and inventory, research and management, and education programs involving birds and their habitats. The Legacy Program funds bird-related projects in partnership with PIF and has provided over $35 million to bird-related projects since 1991. To learn more about PIF, please visit