Saturday, November 24, 2007

bird conserv. news 11-24

Birds in Canada's boreal forest recently received an assist from the Canadian government, which is protecting 25 million acres from future industrial uses such as logging and mining. Lauded by groups such as the Boreal Songbird Initiative and Bird Studies Canada, this move will allow for preservation of "critical breeding and feeding grounds for millions of migratory birds".

Read more at BirdLife International's website.

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