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Federal Budget Continues Commitment to Climate Change

Federal Budget Continues Commitment to Climate Change

Bird Studies Canada welcomes the 2019 federal budget as it continues Canada’s commitment to fighting climate change by investing in green infrastructure, electric vehicles and energy efficiency of buildings. Notably, it also promotes initiatives to reduce food waste as part of Canada’s first National Food Policy. Food waste alone is responsible for 8% of global GHG emissions.

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Great Backyard Bird Count Should Be "Finchy" and Fun

Great Backyard Bird Count Should Be "Finchy" and Fun

The 22nd Great Backyard Bird Count will take place from Friday, February 15 through Monday, February 18. Volunteers from around the world are invited to count the birds they see for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, then enter their checklists at birdcount.org.

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Interested in birds? Want to learn more? Join Project FeederWatch!

Interested in birds? Want to learn more? Join Project FeederWatch!

If you have access to a birdfeeder and the internet, you can help Canada’s birds. As little as 15 minutes of your time between November and April will help scientists at Bird Studies Canada and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology learn more about the status of bird populations in North America through the Project FeederWatch Citizen Science program.

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