Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
Archive: Conservation
November 15, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
An event like the World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia is staggeringly bewildering. With 6,000 attendees and dozens of presentations, meetings, and events happening at any minute of the day, it...
November 14, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
wpc2014-logo.png I arrived this morning (Nov. 14) after 20+ hours of flying and traveling in Sydney, Australia to attend the once-in-a-decade World Parks Congress. The...
November 7, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
It seems so far away from us — and it is. But as colder air dominates our days now in late October and early November, and with winter birds beginning to arrive, the far north of Quebec may not seem...
October 20, 2014 | David Childs
With one fell swoop, Manitoba made great gains in protecting its only free-roaming wood bison herd while simultaneously ensuring that the traditional land-use rights of nearby indigenous communities...
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...
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...
December 4, 2013 | David Childs
This funny and amazing story about a camera-stealing White-bellied Sea-Eagle is making the social media rounds, but particularly interesting for us is that it took place in one of the wild areas of...
November 12, 2013 | Dr. Jeff Wells
I looked out the window of the plane and 34,000 feet below was the coast of Portugal. As it receded into the distance and the view out the window shifted from the browns, greens, and reds of land to...
October 3, 2013 | David Childs
Canada and Australia have some of the largest untouched landscapes left on Earth.Licensed under Creative Commons 2.5 Attribution. Copyright 2008: Trustees of Columbia University. As the map above...
September 12, 2013 | David Childs
Bay-breasted WarblerCredit: Jeff Nadler Greetings all! After a brief hiatus for the latter part of the summer, we’re excited to say that we’re jumping back into action and look forward to continuing...

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