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A yellow-rumped warbler perches on some goldenrod in a field with some shafts of orchard grass in the foreground

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Bird Friendly Selwyn

WE ARE

The Bird Team

We are a group of community members focused on making Selwyn Township bird friendly! To find out more or to volunteer please contact us

10 ducks can be seen swimming in a wetland through some branches. One duck is rearing up flapping its wings.

What is the program all about?

1

Threat reduction

Reduce threats to birds through educational and regulatory measures to create more opportunities for birds to survive and thrive.

2

Habitat Protection, Restoration, and Climate Resiliency

Factor in the well-being of birds and communities when planning urban development projects to ensure that habitat conservation and restoration are prioritized.

3

Community Outreach and Education

Officially recognizing and celebrating days like World Migratory Bird Day will allow communities to celebrate birds and the diverse places they call home.

Source: Nature Canada's Bird Friendly City Booklet

Check out our blog!

To get the latest information about what we're up to please read our blog posts.

Want to contribute to Project FeederWatch this winter?

We are putting on a drop-in information session at the Lakefield Branch of the Selwyn Public Library. Come out and learn all about Project FeederWatch, practice with some videos and ask us any questions!

Come out and join us

 November 23rd 10:30am

No registration required

Check out online resources here

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Starry Sky

Lights Out Selwyn

Join our local movement to provide safe passage for migratory bird​

a song sparrow perches on top of a decrepit cedar rail in front of blue sky and an out-of-focus fence post

THE WHY

Will you commit to making Selwyn Township bird-friendly?

Canada’s birds need your help. There are three billion fewer birds in North America today than 50 years ago. Much of these losses are caused by human activities.

Birds play an essential role in maintaining healthy and resilient ecosystems in our communities and our planet.

Source: Nature Canada Bird Friendly City Booklet

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