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IN­TER­NA­TIONAL MI­GRA­TORY BIRD DAY May 14 | Cana­di­an­wildlifefed­er­a­tion.ca

This year’s theme is “Help­ing birds along the way.” Mi­gra­tory species make spe­cific stopovers on their trip to and from breed­ing grounds. Learn if there’s one in your neigh­bour­hood or cre­ate a safe rest­ing place for mi­gra­tory birds in your back­yard. Visit Cana­di­an­wildlifefed­er­a­tion.ca to learn how.

ON­TARIO CLI­MATE SYM­PO­SIUM May 11-12 | cli­mate­con­nec­tions.ca

Re­searchers from across aca­demic dis­ci­plines are gath­er­ing at York Univer­sity in Toronto to share ideas about cli­mate change-re­lated top­ics. The sym­po­sium isn’t open to the public, but check cli­mate­con­nec­tions.ca for a post-event re­port.

IN­TER­NA­TIONAL DAY FOR BI­O­LOG­I­CAL DI­VER­SITY May 22 | see page 29

Cel­e­brate the rich­ness of Earth’s liv­ing crea­tures with peo­ple around the world. Canada is home to more than 70,000 species of liv­ing be­ings.

ON­TARIO, SASKATCHEWAN AND ALBERTA WA­TER­WAY AS­SESS­MENT Late May | Lovey­ourlake.ca

Own lake­front prop­erty in one of th­ese prov­inces? Visit Lovey­ourlake.ca for in­for­ma­tion on how to do an as­sess­ment and for steps to en­sure you have a healthy shore­line — like choos­ing an en­vi­ron­men­tally friendly dock.

WORLD EN­VI­RON­MENT DAY June 5 | un.org

As part of the Canada 150 cel­e­bra­tions, the na­tion is host­ing this Un-led day for en­vi­ron­men­tal ac­tion. This year’s theme is “Con­nect­ing peo­ple to na­ture,” a topic many Cana­di­ans know some­thing about.

Wood Duck in spring flight

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