Frontenac Bird Studies is a program of Migration Research Foundation – a non-profit organization dedicated to avian research and monitoring. Since its inception the FBS program has been successfully delivered through the annual support of environmental grant makers and private donors. The Frontenac Biothon was created as an event that would raise important funds for our work and make a beneficial contribution to science and conservation at the same time. Our inaugural biothon in 2010 was a great success as our three teams of nature nuts recorded 441 species, which included a pair of Red-headed Woodpeckers – a threatened species and only the second breeding record for Frontenac Provincial Park!
This year our teams will have their sights on the 500 species barrier when we take to the woods and lakes on June 11-12, 2011. Our biologists will be identifying all plants, mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and insects encountered but will have a specific focus on rare species and designated Species at Risk. The Frontenac Arch is such a biodiverse region that we are guaranteed to have some exciting finds to share after the event!
How you can Help
While our biothon teams have all the fun battling bugs, swamps and steep terrain – it’s the sponsors that make the event happen! Frontenac Bird Studies is a program of the Migration Research Foundation – a registered charitable organization in the U.S and Canada. All sponsors receive a tax-creditable receipt for donations over $10. You can sponsor the Frontenac Biothon by mail (see below for details) or online through Paypal. 100% of donations will go directly to support FBS programs.
Sponsor a Frontenac Biothon Participant
Seabrooke Leckie & Dan Derbyshire
Julia Marko Dunn & Chris Dunn
Steve Gillis & Karina Dykstra
You can also sponsor the biothon by cheque through regular mail. Please complete the cheque to Migration Research Foundation. Simply include the name of the biothon participant you wish to sponsor on the memo line of the cheque and send the envelope to our address below.
.Frontenac Bird Studies
2386 Bathurst 5th Concession
RR7, Perth, ON.