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June 21, 2003 | American Bird Conservancy | Published News | Vicky Johnston
Shorebirds are not normally the first group of birds that cometo mind when one thinks of the boreal forest. For most of us,shorebirds evoke images of coastal mudflats, prairie ponds,or remote arctic...
June 21, 2003 | American Bird Conservancy | Published News | Russell Greenberg and Sam Droege
Once upon a time, you could, ona summer's day, count on hearingthe creaky song of the RustyBlackbird (Euphagus carolensis) filteringfrom the vast wetlands of the borealforest. Decades ago, on a...
June 21, 2003 | American Bird Conservancy | Published News | Peter Blancher
The vastness of the boreal forest is one of its mostimportant aspects (see map, page 6). Not only does itpresent habitat for very large numbers of birds, but italso allows many species to live a semi...
May 6, 2003 | Boreal Songbird Initiative | Published News
A new study, Importance of Canada's Boreal Forest to Landbirds, released today in Seattle and Ottawa on the eve of International Migratory Bird Day (May 10), documents for the first time that one in...
December 18, 2002 | Boreal Songbird Initiative | Published News
Tennessee Warbler, Connecticut Warbler, Philadelphia Vireo, Cape May Warbler, Nashville Warbler all sound like birds that would live in the U.S. "In fact, over 80% of the global population of these...
June 21, 2001 | Defenders Magazine | Published News | Dawn Hanna
Take a walk through northern Canada's boreal forest in summer and you could wander easily amongthe trees. Moss and lichen cover almost everything — rocks, trees, even the pits created by...
December 31, 1969 | The Ottawa Citizen | Published News | Geoff Nixon
NAPANEE - Robert Lovelace holds a dignified presence even when he is dressed in an orange, correctional service centre jumpsuit.He stands up straight, offers a smile and a nod from behind the glass...
December 31, 1969 | The Sudbury Star | Published News | Romina Maurino
Proposed legislation to update Ontario's antiquated Mining Act will be put off until next year to allow First Nations communities more time to respond. The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines...
December 31, 1969 | The Vancouver Sun | Published News | Scott Simpson
Drilling for natural gas and oil in British Columbia is expected to reach record levels of activity in 2009, in the wake of frenzied bidding for new gas exploration leases in 2008.Two organizations...

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