Flowers for Feathers

The Hudson Veterinary Hospital is happy to sponsor the “Flowers for Feathers” campaign for Le Nichoir’s New Avian Conservation Centre Project. Your loved one will get the gift that keeps coming, throughout the dreary winter months a potted flower once per month for 5 months! Poinsettia, cyclamen, a lovely red tulip for Valentines Day, a hyacinth and an Easter lilly will keep you thinking spring is around the corner. For only $150, with a $100 charitable receipt, give the gift to keep our song birds singing. $180 if delivered in the Hudson/Saint-Lazare area.
Call 450 458 0333 for more information or email glew.a@hotmail.com.

Le Nichoir is grateful for this kind support from HVH. What a great gift idea! (September 2009)

For the Birds Benefit Dinner and Auction 2009

Our 2009 For the Birds Benefit Dinner and Auction website is up and running to better serve our Supporters and Friends. Our website will provide information on our event, and special auction items will be posted.

Join Jack Rothenberg, our Honorary chairperson on Friday, April 24th to celebrate Le Nichoir’s 15th Anniversary at our “For the Birds” Benefit Dinner and Auction. You can also support Le Nichoir by donating an item for our auction, becoming a sponsor or making a donation.

For more information please visit contact Susan at 450 458 2809.

Open House 2009

We held our annual Open House and Donors BBQ on Saturday July 25th. Birding, tours of the center, wild bird releases, children activities and lunch were all held in perfect weather. Donors enjoyed a gourmet BBQ in the evening.

Read more about the event in the Press Release, article in L’Étoile or visit our Facebook page to see pictures. (July 2009)

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Open House 2009

Chief Top Leaf and Guests at Open House 2009

Le Nichoir Launches Facebook Page

With the help of Le Nichoir volunteer Paul McIntyre, the centre now has a Facebook page. (July 2009)

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Your Local Journal Article

The July 3rd edition of Your Local Journal carried an article by special contributor Frank Hicks about the rescue of nine ducklings from a Montreal hotel where they had fallen into a tar filled construction area of an indoor pool. (July 2009)

Montreal Gazette Article

The July 7th edition of the Montreal Gazette carried an article about Le Nichoir entitled ‘A Haven for Broken Wings’ by reporter Cheryl Cornacchia. The Gazette photographer Natasha Fillion took some great pictures around the centre. (July 2009)

Le Nichoir Opens for the 2009 Season

Le Nichoir opens the barn facility for the 2009 season on May 18. (May 2009)

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Chimney Swift Release

Climate change affects migration patterns forcing Le Nichoir to release 5 Chimney Swifts 700 km away from the centre. (September 2008)

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Le Nichoir Speaks out About Air Rifles

“These guns are not toys” exclaims Lynn Miller, expert in bird rehabilitation and one of the founders of Le Nichoir. A juvenile crow was admitted to the centre with a badly damaged wing. This was not the first time Le Nichoir has attempted to rehabilitate a bird that was injured by an air rifle. (July 2008)

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