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Boreal Birds E-Update
Dear <<First Name>>,

As another year of progress draws to a close, we wish you a happy holiday season. We're keeping our eyes and ears out for backyard birds this winter, and hope you are doing the same. Find the latest boreal stories below, and please enjoy our brand new e-update format – we've set it up to be easier to read and mobile-friendly.

Merry birding and a happy new year –
All of us at the Boreal Songbird Initiative
Boreal Birds Need Half report
Boreal Birds Need Half: a report from BSI's science team and partners
Conservation science shows we must protect half of the planet's remaining wilderness to give wildlife the best chance of surviving climate change and habitat loss. Our report explains why protecting half of the boreal forest is critical for North America's birds.
Audubon report
Audubon report: Canada's Boreal Forest key refuge for birds
A groundbreaking analysis by Audubon shows that more birds will be relying on the boreal forest as climate change pushes them further north. We took a closer look into what this means for birds and the boreal forest.
World Parks Congress
BSI senior scientist at 2014 World Parks Congress
BSI’s Dr. Jeff Wells attended the 2014 World Parks Congress conference in Sydney, Australia. He spoke there about the need to protect at least half of the boreal forest from development and how Canadian First Nations are helping to get us closer to that target.
Our shiny new website!
BSI Unveils New Website

Our shiny new website is flush with:
Manitoba's Blue Mosaic report
Report: Manitoba's Blue Mosaic

BSI paired up with Ducks Unlimited Canada to highlight the vast aquatic values of Manitoba’s Boreal Forest in this 2014 report, including how the province’s vast networks of boreal waterways are crucial for birds.

Details and downloads »
CBC News article »
Winnipeg Free Press article »
Boreal Top 10 for 2014
Boreal Top 10

In January, we took a look at the 10 stories most likely to shape the future of Canada’s Boreal Forest in 2014. Several of these highlights saw great gains this year, including Quebec recommitting to protect half of its northern Boreal and an Indigenous land rights case that could have ripple effects throughout Canada.

BSI's Boreal Top 10 »
Huff Post slide show »
Canadian Press article »
Boreal Birds Blog: Recent Posts

Boreal Birding at Quebec's Triton Club Lodge »

A Northern Connection »

Manitoba protects wood bison, indigenous traditions »

More Blog Posts
Boreal News: This Just In

New York Times:
A Forest Threatened by Keystone XL »

Northern Journal:
Decho First Nations to Create Watchmen Program for Protected Areas »

National Geographic:
Victory in Yukon Wilderness is "Game Changer" »

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