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3rd Annual tree & shrub planting event at the new McNamara Park

peterboroughcountystewardship DATE AND TIME Sat, 3 November 2018 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT Join us for our 3rd Annual tree & shrub planting event at the new McNamara Park in Peterborough ! Help us, along with @theofah ,plant some native vegetation to help promote biodiversity and restore natural cover 🌲🌳 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/peterborough-county-stewardship-3rd-annual-tree-shrub-planting-tickets-51677415541

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Help Migrating Birds During Collision Count Week

Celebrate FLAP Canada’s 25th anniversary this fall by searching for fallen birds during Collision Count Week. The event is part of FLAP Canada’s newly-launched Global Bird Rescue initiative which aims to raise global public awareness about bird-building collisions and the toll they take on migrating birds. Interested participants are invited to search their neighbourhoods for…

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How citizen scientists are helping to protect migratory birds

The quiet Canadian winter is beginning to burst forth into the colourful symphony of spring. Every year, millions of songbirds fly thousands of kilometres from their southern wintering grounds to breed in Canada. Among them is my favourite: the tiny Canada warbler, which to me is like the proverbial canary in a coal mine, but in…

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Marsh Restoration, May 12, 13 & 19, 20

Janice Keil (PFN member) has organized with the help of Ontario Invasive Plant Council, Ducks Unlimited, Lower Tent Conservation Authority and Species at Risk farm Incentive Program several days of marsh restoration.  A 7 acre wetland is overrun with reed canary grass . She is looking for volunteers to help on any of 4 days May…

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BIMBY (Bees in My Backyard) Project

A new project is appealing to wildlife enthusiasts, amateur botanists and anyone with a garden to help welcome back and care for the over 300 species of bees that call Toronto home. The BIMBY (Bees in My Backyard) Project from the David Suzuki Foundation hopes to help the bee population in the city by encouraging Toronto residents to install bee sanctuaries in homes or community gardens. Residents…

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On World Wetlands Day, help protect Ontario’s wetlands

Ontario’s native pollinators are critical to ensuring effective plant reproduction and maintaining healthy, thriving ecosystems. With habitat loss, pesticide use, and climate change affecting pollinator health, there’s a lot at risk. Ontario Nature Youth Council member Aidan Brushett shares some tips on how you can take action to protect pollinators, starting in your own community.On…

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Calling all conservation superheroes!

Calling all conservation superheroes! We need your help! Invasive plants are creeping into our natural areas and threatening our native habitats. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Ontario is assembling a team to blast buckthorn, decimate dog-strangling vine and harass honeysuckle. Want to join? Check out the events below. https://events.natureconservancy.ca/#on

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NCC’s alvars, prairies, and wetlands need your help!

At NCC we use ecological restoration to help reverse environmental degradation and the loss of biodiversity. Our biologists tackle invasive species, rehabilitate streams, create wetlands, plant trees, and so much more, but they need your help! Join us in Minesing Wetlands to restore fish habitat or in Carden Alvar and Hazel Bird Nature Reserve to…

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State of emergency for turtles

Take action for turtles on Ontario roads Dear advocates for nature, As dedicated nature lovers, many of you have seen the influx of turtles on Ontario roads this year – alive, injured and dead. After a colder than normal winter, turtles did not emerge from their overwintering grounds as early as usual. That coupled with…

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