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Volunteer to Keep an Eye on BC’s Coast, Enjoy Sea Air, and Sharpen ID Skills

22 August 2019 – Bird Studies Canada was excited this past spring to complete the 20th season of our British Columbia Coastal Waterbird Survey – thanks to our amazing volunteers! And as the start of another season approaches on September 8, 2019, we are looking for more volunteers to join this important bird monitoring effort.

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Birdwatching Backpacks Flying Off Library Shelves, Thanks to Partnerships

18 July 2019 – "Birdwatching kits" allow more people to enjoy the intimate relationship with nature that birdwatching brings. We wondered if it would be possible to extend this opportunity to more people by sharing kits with local libraries.

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“Budding Birder Backpacks” Spring Up in BC Libraries

6 March 2019 – Binoculars allow you to experience nature with an almost magical intimacy. But unfortunately, not everyone has access to the tools that can enhance their experience in nature. In February, Bird Studies Canada and partners launched a new borrowing program at the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library in Kamloops, BC to put these tools in the hands of more aspiring nature enthusiasts.

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Volunteers Needed for Coastal Surveys in British Columbia

4 September 2018 – On September 9th, Bird Studies Canada will celebrate the start of the 20th season of our British Columbia Coastal Waterbird Survey. This long-term Citizen Science monitoring program involves counting ducks, loons, grebes, gulls, and other waterbirds on the second Sunday of each month throughout the winter.

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BC’s Fraser Estuary Featured at Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

30 April 2018 – At the beginning of April, Bird Studies Canada staff attended the 30th Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in Seattle, Washington. We thank the Swinomonish Tribal Community and the Coast Salish people for welcoming us, allowing us to gather on their traditional territory, and sharing their knowledge and culture throughout the conference proceedings.

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Working Toward a Safe Haven for Waterbirds in BC

12 February 2018 – A recent workshop aimed to develop solutions to reduce the impacts of recreational disturbance on waterbirds in the Fraser River Estuary IBA.

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Volunteers Needed for Coastal Surveys in British Columbia

11 August 2017 – On September 10, Bird Studies Canada will celebrate the start of the 19th season of our British Columbia Coastal Waterbird Survey. This long-term Citizen Science monitoring program involves counting ducks, loons, grebes, gulls, and other waterbirds on the second Sunday of each month throughout the winter.

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Project to Conserve Threatened Vancouver-Area Ecosystem

9 May 2017 – Bird Studies Canada is taking action to preserve one of Canada’s most important – and most threatened – places for biodiversity. A new initiative will engage with local communities in conserving British Columbia’s Fraser River Estuary Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA).

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