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