Credit: Tye Gregg, Ducks Unlimited
You might recall we did a post a while back on the negative impacts the Gulf Coast oil spill could have on migratory birds. We recently submitted and published another piece on the Ducks Unlimited website highlighting these threats, which include direct contact with oil, contaminated habitat, and weakened food [...]
Archive for August, 2010
Credit: Jeff Wells
My trip to the place the Innu call Mushuanipi on the George River in the Innu lands of northern Quebec was amazing! Flying for seven hours in a small Cessna float plane from near Quebec City all the way to the George River gave an incredible opportunity to see a vast transect of [...]
Some of our friends at the Canadian Boreal Initiative (our Canadian partner and ally) recently embarked on a trip to Labrador’s Boreal Forest. Specifically, they were visiting the newly announced Mealy Mountains National Park and adjacent Eagle River proposed provincial waterway park.
Here’s a map of the two areas from the Globe and Mail:
CBI’s Larry Innes, [...]
Hi all -
I thought I would provide you with a brief update from Jeff about his trip up to Northern Quebec this week (he tried to write something before heading up but packing and last-minute details got in the way!). This short update via phone messages he left:
Early Sunday morning Jeff began the long drive [...]
A little over a week ago we posted an update from Ron Pittaway, who has been writing up the bird counts from Jean Iron up in in the James Bay region of Canada and posting them on the Ontario Birding listserv. Jean is part of a group that heads up to this remote part of [...]
While this Canada Goose lives and migrates in the wild, certain sub-populations have sprung up in urban areas and have become quite the nuisance.
Credit: Ashley Hockenberry
While most Canada Geese spend the spring and fall migrating back and forth between their winter and summer habitat, some sub-populations of the Canada Goose have sprung up in many [...]