Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
October 29, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
One of the many small lakes surrounding La Seigneurie du TritonCredit: Jeff Wells
October 20, 2014 | David Childs
Wood bisonCredit: Wikipedia user Outriggr (Creative Commons)With one fell swoop, Manitoba made great gains in protecting its only free-roaming wood bison herd while simultaneously ensuring that the...
September 9, 2014 | David Childs
The Rusty Blackbird is one of many birds projected to go deeper into the heart of the boreal.Credit: Jeff NadlerA groundbreaking new Audubon report confirms the importance of Canada’s boreal forest...
June 23, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Yellowknife, Northwest TerritoriesCredit: Jeff Wells
May 13, 2014 | David Childs
Each year a collection of organizations and individuals join together to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) on the second Saturday of May. It is a day of both celebration and education...
May 5, 2014 | David Childs
We are pleased to announce the release of our new report Boreal Birds Need Half: Maintaining North America's Bird Nursery and Why It's Important. We teamed up with Ducks Unlimited and Ducks Unlimited...
April 7, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Although the effects of this year's polar vortex—which blanked much of the eastern U.S. and Canada with snow and freezing temperatures—are mostly coming to a close, the effects on bird populations...
March 18, 2014 | David Childs
The massive Mackenzie River Basin is not only Canada's largest watershed, it's also home to some of the most interesting and important areas in Canada's boreal forest both from a natural and policy...
March 6, 2014 | David Childs
At least among scientists and those closely following climate change, it should come as no surprise that protecting forests is one of the most crucial components to lessening the effects of climate...
January 10, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
You may have heard about the Center for Conservation Biology before, particularly if you regularly visit this blog. They were the organization behind the fascinating satellite tracking program for...

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