Category Archives: Insects

Tofield, Alberta, Snow Goose Chase 2014

One sign of Spring in the Edmonton, Alberta, area every year is the annual Snow Goose Chase, organized by the Edmonton Nature Club. This year, on the morning of April 26th, eight buses filled with inner-city and new immigrant families, … Continue reading

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Google Bird: What Can Search Data Do for Bird Conservation?

If Google searches can so accurately predict the incidence and spread of the flu why not the ‘incidence and spread’ of birds? eBird is only one of many mechanisms we have for amassing and disseminating big bird data (big data). … Continue reading

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What Good are Mosquitoes?

Posted by Charlotte Wasylik, aka Prairie Birder, You have probably wondered the above to yourself at some point during the summer. I know I have, especially when I’ve been out birding and the mosquitoes were bad enough to make you … Continue reading

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My Bee Garden Seems To Be Working

 

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Tiny Wednesday Wings

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