boreal forests

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tags: Save Our Boreal Birds, online petition, birds, conservation, environment Palm Warbler, Dendroica palmarum. Image: Jeff Nadler [larger view]. Save the summer homes of Palm Warblers and other North American bird species that breed in Canada’s Boreal forests!

One of the world’s largest intact forest ecosystems — the breeding grounds for many of the world’s warblers, ducks and other migratory birds — is in big trouble. Oil and gas, timber, mining, and other industries are destroying vital habitat for birds and other wildlife in Canada’s boreal forest. Canada’s boreal forest spans more than…