Investing $3m in citizen science, open data for birds, biodiversity

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Ottawa – Birds are the most accessible and effective indicators of the health of air, water, and land. They are at the heart of Canada’s biodiversity and play an essential role in maintaining healthy, resilient ecosystems in communities. When bird populations and their habitats are thriving, communities also benefit. When birds forage for food, build nests, and perform other necessities, …

1st New Conservation Reserve Established After 10 Years

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Monarch Point Conservation Reserve protecting globally significant bird and monarch butterfly area PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY — The Ontario government has created the province’s first new conservation reserve in over 10 years. The Monarch Point Conservation Reserve will protect nearly 4,000 acres along the south shores of Prince Edward County – an area nearly five times the size of the Toronto …