Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Environment

Swallow Hard

Chilliwack Field Naturalists ecology and conservation presentation April 9

By Fernando Selles, CFN


he BC Swallow Conservation Project and Chilliwack Field Naturalists invite you to learn about the ecology of swallows, the threats they face, and what’s being done to conserve them.

The presentation will be followed by questions and answers and an opportunity to provide information on where you’ve seen swallows.

Citizens will be inventorying and monitoring swallows this summer in the Fraser Valley and we’re seeking volunteer help. No prior experience is needed and training will be provided.

What: Swallow Ecology & Conservation in the Fraser Valley
Where: Chilliwack Neighbourhood Learning Centre, Chilliwack Secondary School, 46361 Yale Road

When: Thursday, April 9th, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Swallows Need Your Help
Why The Barn Swallow population in Canada has declined by 76% Information on the location of Barn and Cliff Swallow nest sites in BC is limited Threats and critical habitat for these species needs to be identified There’s a need to undertake shared stewardship

How You Can Help
Report Barn and Cliff Swallow sightings, nests, and roosting information via e-mail the BC Swallow Conservation group here or the Chilliwack Field Naturalists here. For further information about this project and volunteer opportunities in the Fraser Valley, visit www.bcswallowconservationproject.wordpress.com


 

 

 

 

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