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Bill 23 or the “More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022” was introduced by the Government of Ontario on October 25, 2022 and passed on November 28, 2022. We at Birds Canada believe the proposed changes will harm native Ontario wildlife species and their habitats.
The new Cottage Life documentary special Loons: A Cry From The Mist chronicles a year in the life of Canada’s iconic bird, the Common Loon. You can watch the complete documentary online.
This upcoming season marks the 123rd year for the Christmas Bird Count in Canada. This event is a winter tradition for thousands of Canadians and a great introduction to Citizen Science.
NatureCOP is a UN biodiversity conference happening in Montreal this December. It’s an opportunity for the world to agree on a plan to stop nature loss once and for all. Birds Canada is speaking up for birds at this critical moment.
Last February, Birds Canada and partners launched the Chimney Swift Chimney Restoration Fund (also known as the Chimney Swift Fund). This major new initiative is supporting recovery efforts for the Chimney Swift, listed as Threatened under Canada’s Species at Risk Act.
The Baillie Fund is one way your Birdathon support is put into action. One project funded in 2022 is tracking Broad-winged to find out where they go throughout the year and inform conservation efforts.
With support of the Great Lakes Action Fund, Birds Canada’s Long Point Bird Observatory has initiated the Great Long Point Clean-up.
Frank Lake is the most important wetland for birds in southwestern Alberta. Discover what it’s like to visit, and how a proposed solar development would change its landscape and impact wildlife.
Students gain skills, experience, and connections at first Field Research in Ecology and Evolution Diversified event
In August 2022, FREED welcomed Indigenous, Black, and Racialized university students to its first field excursion at Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario. This program was supported in part by Birds Canada.
On October 28, Birds Canada celebrated the grand opening of our new demonstration and research laboratories and enhancements to the visitor centre at Long Point Bird Observatory’s Old Cut Research Station.
Birds Canada is a non-profit, charitable organization built on the enthusiastic contributions of thousands of caring supporters and volunteer Citizen Scientists.
Our mission is to drive action to increase the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of birds in Canada.
“Project FeederWatch makes birdwatching at home so interesting it’s hard to tear ourselves away from the window! What a wonderful project!”