Celebrate the return of songbirds migrating through the Beaverhill Lake Natural Area while enjoying a great breakfast.
Walk the net lanes with the banders while getting a dose of Vitamin N (Nature). View and learn about our feathered friends while they are banded and released.
Dates: Saturday May 28th & Sunday May 29
BOOK YOUR TICKETS TODAY!
Join our biologists for an exclusive morning in the woods, banding our migratory songbirds. We will be hosting small covid-safe groups of visitors every weekend in the mornings during fall migration. Book your visit before the tickets are all gone! Click HERE to learn more.
The Beaverhill Bird Observatory’s Geoff Holroyd Young Ornithologists’ Workshop is a week-long workshop to provide teenagers interested in birds with a practical, working knowledge and aesthetic appreciation of birds and their conservation.
The Workshop will run from Saturday, July 30th to Friday, August 5th, 2022. Up to 10 participants, aged 15-18 years old, will be selected.
They will be provided with the opportunity to learn bird banding and identification skills from experienced ornithologists at our field research station east of Tofield, Alberta. While applicants do not have to be top-notch birders, they have to share a keen interest in birds and conservation.Learn More
The BBO has established an Endowment Fund to help secure future research efforts!
As a non-profit, BBO relies on grants, donations and fundraising to continue the work we do, none of which can be counted on from year to year. By creating this Endowment Fund with the Edmonton Community Foundation, we intend to eventually provide lifelong support to our organization, allowing us to continue our valuable conservation work without fear of interruption.
Please visit this link to help contribute to our future research: https://www.ecfoundation.org/funds/beaverhill-bird-observatory-endowment-fund/
BBO has been creating short educational videos on bird biology and diversity. Learn about the birds we study and some fun facts about different species by watching these informative and entertaining videos!Learn More
Turn off your computer and join us in the great outdoors! Our programs typically run from April to November, but the Beaverhill Natural Area is open year round for you to enjoy. It's a great place to view wildlife and offers a few different trails to hike or snowshoe.Learn More
This Important Bird Area used to be one of the largest bodies of water in Alberta. What happened to this massive feature on the landscape? What does it look like today? Are there still birds using this habitat? Find out here.Learn More