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Apr 21, 2023 - Federal Government fails to protect birds and biodiversity in Fraser River Delta with approval of Roberts Bank Terminal 2

Port Rowan, ON  – The federal government has approved a proposal to build a second container ship terminal in the Port of Vancouver, including the Fraser River. According to the Government of Canada’s own experts and an Independent Review Panel, the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project will lead to continued declines in species.

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Port Rowan, ON – Birds Canada and partners are launching the third season of the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas-3 project (Atlas-3), the largest province-wide Citizen Science effort which surveys all species breeding in Ontario. Volunteer birders, of all skill-levels, can help collect critical data to inform conservation actions to better protect birds and biodiversity.

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JAN 23, 2023 - Great Backyard Bird Count 2023: JOIN THE COUNT: GOOD FOR YOU, GOOD FOR BIRDS

Port Rowan, ON  – Bird and nature lovers everywhere unite in the effort to tally as many of the world’s bird species as possible over these four days. Combined with other bird counts, GBBC results help create a clearer picture of how birds are faring – whether individual species are are declining, increasing, or holding steady in the face of habitat loss, climate change, and other threats.

Dec 19, 2022 - Canadian nature groups welcome global deal to reverse nature loss by 2030 at COP15

Unceded territory of the Kanien’keha:ka – Montreal – Canadian environmental groups welcome the Kunming-Montreal Agreement at COP15 in Montreal to halt and reverse global biodiversity loss by 2030 and applaud Canada’s leadership …

Dec 2, 2022 - Canadian environmental groups call for ambitious global and national action to save nature before it’s too late

Unceded territory of the Kanien’keha:ka – Montreal – In the leadup to the UN’s COP15 (NatureCOP) in Montreal, 17 Canadian environmental organizations are calling on Canadian and world leaders to deliver a win for the future of people and the planet by landing a new global deal to save nature …

Oct 26, 2022 - You don’t need a feeder or experience to help birds with Project FeederWatch!

Port Rowan, ON  – Helping birds has never been easier. Last fall and winter, more than 25,000 people across North America watched the birds in their neighbourhoods and turned their observations into scientific discoveries.

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