September 2019 — BECO’s research on testing grazing strategies for Bobolink published in Avian Conservation and Ecology.
November 2018 — BECO is 5 years old! Take a look at some of what we’ve accomplished in our 5-year retrospective report.
October 2018 — BECO presents a poster on grazing strategies to support Bobolink breeding success at the annual conference of The Wildlife Society in Cleveland, Ohio.
April 2018 — Read about BECO’s Bobolink research in a recent article featured by Inside Ecology.
March 2018 — BECO was interviewed about Barn Swallow use of new nesting structures for an article in the spring issue of ON Nature.
August 2017 — BECO attends the 2017 joint meeting of the American Ornithological Society and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists/Société des Ornithologistes du Canada, presenting a poster on Bobolink dispersal after hay harvesting.
May 2017 — An article in Ontario Farmer showcases BECO’s Bobolink research in an interview with one of the producers we worked with in 2016.
November 2016 — Aware Simcoe reports on BECO’s grassland bird conservation workshop, held on November 22 at the Tiffin Centre for Conservation.
September 2016 — The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario blogs about our Bobolink grazing project.
March 2016 — BECO initiates a research program to conserve songbirds in agricultural landscapes with support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
September 2015 — Thank you for making BECO’s first fundraising campaign a great success! Our Focusing on songbird conservation science campaign raised just over $3,000 to support our Barn Swallow and Prairie Warbler projects.
May 2015 — BECO’s Barn Swallow project featured in local paper. The Ayr News visits us in the field as we set up this year’s Barn Swallow nesting structures.
January 2015 — BECO’s first popular press article has been published. Read about our Barn Swallow project in the winter issue of Edible Toronto.
January 2015 — BECO receives charitable status.