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OCT 3, 2022 - OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF KEY BIODIVERSITY AREAS IN CANADA – CANADA’S MOST CRITICAL PLACES FOR NATURE

Ottawa, ON  – After decades of surveys, species assessments, and data collection, leading conservation science groups are launching Canada’s Key Biodiversity Areas Program (KBAs). 

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APR 12, 2022 - TORONTO BIRD CELEBRATION 2022 Celebrates the Great Return …of 50 million birds and birding in person.

Port Rowan, ON  – As thousands of migratory birds return north after a long winter they bring with them the promise of warmer days, joy, and happiness. Marking the end of another dark and cold season, these feathered friends symbolize new life and the colours of spring in the Greater Toronto Area.

JAN 31, 2022 - Birds Bring Us Together for the Great Backyard Bird Count

For a quarter of a century the annual Great Back Yard Bird Count has been a bright spot for nature lovers. The 25th edition of the event is coming up February 18 through 21.

OCT 25, 2021 - A NEW GUIDE TO SUPPORT ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND BIODIVERSITY LOSS IN THE PRAIRIES

Winnipeg, MB –  Nearly 60% of Canada’s grassland birds have disappeared since 1970. A new guide has been released to support cattle producers and landowners in the Prairies in taking action against climate change and biodiversity loss.

OCT 22, 2021 - Watch birds out your window and be part of scientific research!

Port Rowan, ON  –  Did you know that you can learn about backyard birds and contribute to important scientific
research without leaving your home? You can with Project FeederWatch (PFW)! PFW is a joint project of Birds Canada and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology that depends
on volunteers like you to help us all learn more about bird populations.

Aug 23, 2021 - Our Canadian Icon Needs Our Help

Port Rowan, ON  –  The Canadian Lakes Loon Survey (CLLS) 40-year Report has been released and the results are telling scientists that the Common Loon, Gavia immer, is experiencing mysterious declines in the number of chicks surviving to adulthood.