By Joanne Laucius, Ottawa Citizen, December 26, 2022
When a list of 14 new “bird-friendly cities” was released at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal earlier this month, Ottawa was notably absent.
...Essentially, birds are a barometer of the health of the environment.
Which begs the question: is Ottawa less friendly to our feathered friends than other cities? Are our downtown canyons of office buildings more of a hazard? Do we not have enough greenspace? Or too many unsupervised cats?