Welcome to North America's Bird Nursery
Where billions of migratory birds rely on critical breeding grounds in Canada's boreal forest
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Help protect the Boreal forest, the summer breeding grounds for billions of North America's birds
Why protect half?
Modern science contends at least half of the boreal should be protected from industrial development
Wondrous World of Warblers
Conservation Progress in Canada Giving Colorful Birds Reason to Flap Wings
Home to Birds and Beyond
Caribou, bear, moose, lynx, beaver, salmon and many other species call Canada’s boreal forest home

Our Mission

As the voice for boreal birds, the Boreal Songbird Initiative (BSI) is committed to protecting the Canadian Boreal Forest—the largest intact forest on Earth—on behalf of the billions of migratory birds that rely on it. Get to know BSI »


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News from the Boreal

March 12, 2016 | New York Times
February 25, 2016 | Outdoor Magazine

Boreal Birds Blog

With BSI Senior Scientist Jeff Wells, Ph.D.