Come see Young Birders talk at the Vancouver Int'l Bird Festival! Also registration for the Stewardship Roundtable is now open.

4 young birders will be speaking this year at the Vancouver International Bird Festival at 1:30pm on August 23rd, 2018. They will be in the Community Theater in the Bird Expo. Please come out and support them and their great talks! Tickets go on sale on July 20th!

Toby Theriault, age 14 will be speaking on "Seabirds and plastic pollution"

Ian Harland, age 18 will be speaking on “The artistic side of bird photography”

Liron Gertsman, age 18 will be speaking on  "The importance of photography for conservation"

Adam Dhalla, age 13 will be speaking on "Shade-Grown Coffee in Costa Rica & its Positive Impact on Birds"
 
These topics are so important and interesting. The kids are so engaging and intelligent, I can't wait to hear them. I will be moderating the 1 hour event, hope to see you all there!

Also registration for "The 2018 Stewardship Roundtable" Is Now Open!


"Hosted by the Stewardship Centre for BC and Bird Studies Canada in collaboration with the 27th International Ornithological Congress and the Vancouver International Bird Festival, the Roundtable on Friday, August 24, 2018 will be a forum and showcase of innovative practices championed in our province and beyond.

This is a chance for birders, researchers, and members of the community to meet and discuss best practices for improving habitat for birds and reducing their mortality rates. Panel presentations, World Café style discussions, storytelling, and networking will all contribute to the development of next-step action plans on six theme topics.

There is a $20 registration fee that gives you access to all concurrent sessions, lunch, and the networking and poster session. For just $10 more, participants can also attend the evening event, “Birds of a Feather,” featuring key note speaker Purnima Barman.

Visit the website for further information on the panel topics and to see the full speaker list HERE

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