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Famous Christmas Bird Count is Bigger than Ever!

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 19:50

More than 60,000 volunteers throughout North America will count birds between December 14, 2012 and January 5, 2013 for the 113th Annual Christmas Bird Count. This season’s CBC is expected to ...

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Proposed Pipeline Threatens Important Bird Areas in Canada; Public Review Enters Final Stages

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 19:25

In Canada, a public review of a proposed pipeline project through an area of exceptional importance for mari...


Registration and Abstract Submission for the 2012 North American Ornithological Conference

Thu, 16/02/2012 - 13:19

The fifth North American Ornithological Conference (http://www.naoc-v2012.com) will take place this August at the ...


Conservation Groups Say “Save the Last Dance for the Sage Grouse”

Thu, 24/11/2011 - 18:21

An international coalition of environmental groups on Wednesday called on Canada’s federal environment minister to take the endangered Greater sage-grouse...


Nature Canada Seeks Public Support to Send Canadian Youth on Arctic Expedition

Wed, 05/10/2011 - 20:17

Nature Canada (BirdLife Partner) has entered a funding competition to give 13 Canadian youth the opportunity of a lifetime – a transformat...


Making flyways conservation a reality

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 16:17

Effective migratory bird conservation efforts address issues throughout a species' flyway – and in Canada, flyway conservation is imperative, as about 90% of the country’s birds migrate south each year, only to return th...


The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Information

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 16:00

The next BirdLife World Congress will be held between the 19th and 22nd of June 2013 at the Ottawa Convention Centre in Canada. It will be hosted by Nature Canada and Bird Studies Canada (BirdLife Partn...


The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Programme

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 15:00

  The congress will include regional and global partnership meetings with discussions on governance and business, a series of thematic sessions focussing on programmes and topics such as Preventing Ext...


The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Venue

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 14:00

The Ottawa Convention Centre is a unique venue with magnificent views of the surrounding city. The centre is also committed to being an environmentally healthy meeting facility, with low levels of water consum...


Nature Canada joins SPNI in signing Manitoba MOU and unveils new birding trail

Tue, 28/06/2011 - 11:20

BirdLife Partner Nature Canada has added its signature to a birding and guiding memorandum signed by Province of Manitoba Premier Greg Sel...


The Network of Important Bird Areas in Québec, Canada

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 09:43

The purpose of this report is to explore the emerging Important Bird Area (IBA) Caretaker Network in Québec within the Canadian context with the goal of furthering our understanding of w...


Study outlines steps to protect declining North American landbird populations

Thu, 20/01/2011 - 13:13

A recent study carried out by scientists from Canada, Mexico and the United States, including several BirdLife Partners found that of the 88...


Leading Canadian conservation groups say wind farm doesn’t belong in Important Bird Area

Tue, 23/11/2010 - 08:43

Nature Canada (BirdLife Partner) and Ontario Nature are urging Gilead Power Corporation not to build a ...


Bicknell's Thrush gets a conservation action plan

Fri, 30/07/2010 - 11:46

An international conservation group has unveiled a plan to protect one of North America’s rarest songbirds, the Vulnerable Bicknell’s Thrush, across its entire range from Canada to the C...