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Boreal Birds E-Update - The latest on birds & the Boreal Forest

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Dear Reader,

We hope you like the new look of our Boreal Birds E-Updates. We’ve revised the format to keep these newsletters more short and sweet. We'll also send them out a little more often to keep you better informed. Send a quick message to let us know what you think!

Time is Running Out to Protect Nahanni

Nahanni's Virginia FallsA federal decision is stalled on new boundaries for an expanded Nahanni National Park Reserve – a renowned World Heritage Site in Canada's Northwest Territories. Send a letter today supporting protection for the entire watershed >


Ask Your Friends to Save Our Boreal Birds

Save Our Boreal BirdsJoin over 50,000 signers from more than 60 countries and add your name to the online petition at SaveOurBorealBirds.org. Already signed? We’ve added a nifty new feature that lets you share the message with multiple friends at one time, using your email address book. Help spread the word >

Mining Exploration Plagues the Boreal

Boreal Mining ReportConflicts are arising between mining companies, Aboriginal communities, private landowners and other stakeholders as a consequence of the free entry tenure system which grants mineral rights to prospectors. Find out more about what mining exploration means to the Boreal Forest in this recent report >

New Breeding Bird Atlas of Ontario

Breeding Bird Atlas of OntarioCalled “a must for everyone interested in birds, Ontario, and the natural world” by Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson, this updated 700-page resource is the result of over 150,000 hours in the field by more than 3000 volunteers. Read excepts, get fun facts, and order your copy at the official web site >

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