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9 Things to Do Outside This Fall

By Cassidy Taylor, AIWC Volunteer Are you intrigued by the natural world and the creatures living within it? Here at the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC), we are always

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HPAI and Bird feeder update

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) hit hard in April when the first cases were detected in Alberta. We were receiving infected animals almost daily. From great horned owls, to snow

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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been detected in Alberta, as well as many other provinces across Canada. “Avian Influenza: Avian influenza is a contagious type A influenza virus that

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Barred Owls (Strix varia)

By Francesca Retuta Winter in Alberta Wintertime in Alberta is considered a fairly quiet season, as the drop in temperature acts as sound insulation as well as a signal for

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