Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation – Help support our winter programs!

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The Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation is more than just a beautiful building, it is a vibrant year-round education, research and tourism centre for Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park and the residents of the Slave Lake region. Staff from the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory Society (LSLBO), Alberta Parks and our program partners have worked tirelessly to establish… Read more »

October 13 – 26, 2016

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Three weeks after I said I would definitely hit 100 owls in a couple days, I have finally reached 100 owls. There couldn’t be a clearer sign that owl migration is over and it is time to pack the nets in for the season and say goodbye to bird banding until next spring. I am… Read more »

October 6 – 12, 2016

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Last week I said I would no-doubt beat the seasonal average of 100 saw-whet owls banded by my next article. Turns out I jinxed myself; it is my next article and I am at 97. I went from catching seven owls a night to catching seven owls a week. In addition to the saw-whets, I… Read more »