Student Interns

In 2013, the student internship program, funded by theĀ Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP), was initiated at the BBO. SCiP offers post-secondary students in Alberta an opportunity to contribute to valued programs at the BBO that would otherwise not be possible.

  • Volunteer mentors train interns and ensure their internship is successful
  • Interns receive a $1000 bursary at the end of the experience
  • In 2013 a total of 17 interns completed projects in the Natural Area!!
  • Generally have around 10 interns each year
  • Intern programs include: Butterfly surveys, House Wren nest boxes, Tree Swallow next boxes, Northern Saw-whet owl monitoring, and Breeding bird grids
  • Read ourĀ intern publications