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Powell River Christmas Bird Count – 2019

Sub-areas within the Powell River CBC circle (BCPO)

Hi Everyone, it’s time to start planning for the 2019 Christmas Bird Count!

This year’s count will be held on Saturday, 14 December.  If the weather looks really terrible, we’ll go on Sunday (the 15th) instead.

As you can see, our “circle” is comprised of several sub-areas.  Some have been traditionally done by the same people, and are pooled here (areas #1 & #2).  Another (Westview #3) has typically been subdivided into western, eastern and coastal areas .

The Powell River (BCPO) circle in context.
Click to enlarge.

The map is pretty, but not very useful.

This image from Google Earth will at least help put our circle into context.

Large portions of the BCPO circle never get counted because observers generally stick close to roads.  More useful maps based on the Powell River Tourism street map can be downloaded by clicking on the images below:

Areas #5, #4 and part of #3 Areas #1, #2, #3 and part of #5

More soon,

Andrew

from the CBC radio archives

Base-camp for the 2004 marmot release, Haley Lake Ecological Reserve, Vancouver Island

Base-camp for the 2004 marmot release, Haley Lake Ecological Reserve, Vancouver Island

19 May 2015

I was pleasantly surprised to learn that these old radio interviews are still floating around – the internet has a long memory.  Thank You CBC!

Protecting the endangered marmot with dirty laundry (aired 31 May 2004)

Marmot 101 (aired 9 April 2003

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