Blog writer: Peter Soroye, KBA Assessment and Outreach Coordinator, Wildlife Conservation Society By recognizing KBAs across Canada, we are highlighting some of the most important remaining places for biodiversity, and highlighting the species and ecosystems that Canadians have an important responsibility to protect. Mapping out these sites, large and small, protected and unprotected, remote and […]
By Amanda Bichel, Key Biodiversity Areas Coordinator, Birds Canada Frank Lake is a beautiful place, plain and simple. It’s also the most important wetland for birds in southwestern Alberta. Through the work I do with Birds Canada and our supporters, helping to identify the most important sites for birds and other species across Canada, I’ve […]
By Birds Canada After decades of surveys, species assessments, and data collection, leading conservation science groups have officially launched Canada’s Key Biodiversity Areas Program (KBAs)! The interactive KBA registry and first suite of formally designated sites were unveiled October 3 at the Canadian Museum of Nature, at an event hosted by the KBA Canada Secretariat: […]
**Click here to watch** We are so excited to launch the KBA Program, website, registry tools, and this video to the public! Please enjoy this short video that will introduce you to this important program, and some of the members of the KBA Secretariat as well.
Scientists say we should consider biodiversity and ecosystem services when deciding which areas to protect CBC Radio · Posted: Jan 15, 2021 4:14 PM ET | Last Updated: January 15 **Listen to the Quirks and Quarks episode here.** Produced and written by Sonya Buyting. Scientists warn that if we don’t act soon to protect our environment, we’re in for a […]