Canada’s boreal forest as special as the Amazon, report contends
From caribou herds to landlocked seals, Canada’s boreal forest is rich in biodiversity treasures and just as worthy of global attention and protection as the Amazon, according to two leading conservation groups.

A report to be released Wednesday by the Boreal Songbird Initiative and Ducks Unlimited lists 10 top biodiversity hot spots in Canada’s boreal forest, which encompass large swaths of the landscape. Read more ->


  P.O.W.E.R. and the Halton Peel BioDiversity Network, 13-22 May 2013, Georgetown, Ontario
P.O.W.E.R. and the Halton Peel BioDiversity Network are jointly organising the following activities:

  • 16 May - BioDiversity Matters 4 (youth conference) - - check out this Youth Guide to Biodiversity!
  • 18 May - BioDiversity Day, Georgetown Market Place
  • 22 May - Halton Hills Views on BioDiversity
  • 22 May - Lunch and Learn on BioDiversity Halton Region
  • 13-22 May – The Green Wave with schools



  City of Montreal, 21-23 May 2013
The City of Montreal is planning an event on ecosystem valuation. Tentative programme: English - Français