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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 113 th...

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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 marine birds is entering its final stages.

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Registration and Abstract Submission for the 2012 North American Ornithological Conference

Thu, 16/02/2012 - 13:19

The fifth North American Ornithological Conference will take place this August at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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

Thu, 24/11/2011 - 18:21

Known for its spectacular mating dance, the Greater sage-grouse is an endangered species on the brink of extinction in Canada. Nature Canada (BirdLife Partner) has called on Canada's Environment Minister to enact an emergency protection order to protect this iconic prairie bird species.

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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 aboard Arctic Expedition 2012.

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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.

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The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Information

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 16:00

"We are delighted to invite you to the BirdLife 2013 World Congress, to be held in Ottawa", said Peter Schei, BirdLife Chairman and Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado of Japan, BirdLife Honorary President.

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The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Programme

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 15:00

The congress will include a series of thematic sessions focussing on programmes and topics such as Preventing Extinctions, Key Biodiversity Areas, Forests of Hope and Saving our Oceans.

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The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Venue

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 14:00

The Ottawa Convention Centre should make for a spectacular venue for the 2013 BirdLife World Congress and will no doubt inspire a great deal of fruitful discussion and collaboration between the BirdLife Partners.

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

Tue, 28/06/2011 - 11:20

Protecting birds and their habitat, and delivering responsible ecotourism is the focus of a new agreement with Manitoba Province Government.

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The Network of Important Bird Areas in Québec, Canada

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 09:43

The purpose of this article 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 what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the values of having an IBA Caretaker Network.

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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 882 native landbirds shared across borders, 17% (148 species) need immediate conservation action.

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

Tue, 23/11/2010 - 08:43

Nature Canada and Ontario Nature are urging Gilead Power Corporation not to build a wind turbine farm in the heart of the globally significant Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird Area.

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Bicknell's Thrush gets a conservation action plan

Fri, 30/07/2010 - 11:46

The International Bicknell’s Thrush Conservation Group (IBTCG), an alliance of scientists, conservationists and governments, 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 Caribbean.

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