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Birding By Ear Workshop June 3-5

Learning bird songs can be daunting but even experienced birders spend time each spring tuning their ears to the songs they already know. This workshop will jump start your audio-recall by teaching the basics of how to listen, how to recognize song types for common bird families, and how to start building a song repertoire […]

Thursday, May 19: The Purcell’s Cove Granite Quarries

Illustrated Presentation by Cole Grabinsky and Rachael Groat, Graduates, School of Planning, Dalhousie University.(Supervisor: John Zuck of Purcell’s Cove) When: Thursday May 19th 7:30 PM Where: Purcells Cove Social Club, 505 Purcells Cove Rd, Halifax. Click on image for larger version

Conrad Beach: highest levels of dogs being off leash

A CBC news item reports on studies by Bird Studies Canada monitoring the rate at which owners leash their dogs at provincial beaches, the focus of concern being piping plovers. “We’ve seen the highest levels of dogs being off leash at Conrad’s Beach in Halifax and Martinique, as well as Glace Bay beach.” Read CBC […]