Get involved in the Canadian Lakes Loon Survey, Great Lakes Marsh Monitoring Program, or the Ontario American Woodcock Singing-Ground Survey.
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.
The recently published State of Canada’s Birds 2019 report suggests some actions you can take to improve the conservation outlook for bird populations. We know how passionate our readers are about helping birds, so we created this list of specific examples that you can try right now, this summer.
As spring firmly sets in across much of Canada, there’s no better time to get outside and get more familiar with the bird species in your neck of the woods. These days, there are no shortage of great online tools and apps to help you learn more about nearby birding locations, solving those tricky bird IDs, or document the birds you find.
In fall of 2018, we invited volunteers like you from across the country to participate in a study led by Dr. Lisa Nisbet at Trent University. Over 500 people completed a survey that inquired about their experiences as Citizen Scientists, their wellbeing, and their connection to the natural environment. We are happy to report some preliminary results.