Featured research stories are from Land Lines, the Nature Conservancy of Canada blog.
Using migration patterns to understand bird population declines
Learn about the migratory patterns of tree swallows and how this informs conservation efforts for this species.Read more »
Don’t forget to brake for snakes
Stephanie Winston and her colleagues at BC’s Thompson Rivers University and Environment and Climate Change Canada have been studying roadkill...Read more »
Small but mighty — Migrating green darner dragonflies
Led by Prof. Ryan Norris, Grace Pitman and Sam Knight investigate common green darner dragonfly migration across southern Ontario.Read more »
Weston Family Conservation Science Fellowship Program
Learn about the Weston Family Conservation Science Fellowship Program and Nature Conservancy of Canada's priority research topics.Read more »
The birds of southwest Manitoba
In July 2019, I visited southwest Manitoba for a research scouting trip from the University of Oklahoma, where I am a PhD student in the...Read more »
Hummingbirds: The forgotten pollinator when it comes to pesticides
From early April through May, rufous hummingbirds arrive in the Fraser Valley, BC, where they briefly court, nest and raise their young before...Read more »
Fall is fast approaching. As the days grow shorter and temperatures drop, it’s time for monarchs to migrate south for the winter.Read more »
Point counts at Wideview: 10,000 steps by 7 a.m.
Point counts are a research method used for the long-term monitoring of species makeup and abundance of bird communities (in this case,...Read more »