CTV News Story May 30, 2010

CTV News’ Derek Conlon interviews Le Nichoir’s co-founder biologist Lynn Miller as she heads off to the Gulf of Mexico this week to lend her expertise to the clean up of the U.S. oil leak. (May 2010)

View the Video

Read Lynn’s Blog

Seven Goslings Find a New Family

Two weeks ago Le Nichoir received 7 orphan goslings and asked the media to spread the word that we were looking for a family of geese to adopt them. Thanks to many kind readers that called the 7 goslings found a new family (May 2010)

Click for Press Release

Le Nichoir opens on May 13th, 2010

Le Nichoir opens its doors on May 13th – its 16th season of wild bird conservation through rehabilitation, education and research. (May 2010)

Steak and Lobster Dinner May 29th, 2010

Join supporters of Le Nichoir, CASCA and Gerdy’s Rescue for a Steak and Lobster Dinner to be held May 29th at St Mary’s Church Parish Hall (273 Main Road in Hudson) and hosted by Peaceful Pleasures. There will be a raffle and music by Ted Poulin. Steak $30, Lobster $35 or Surf ‘n Turf $50. Dinner includes salad, dessert, coffee or tea. Bring your own wine. Tickets must be purchased in advance (Visa, MC or Cash). Please contact Sharon 450 424 8098 or Darlene 450 458 4579. (May 2010)

“For the Birds” draws a record number of attendees

A record number of people attended Le Nichoir’s Benefit Dinner and Auction “For the Birds” this year. More than 150 guests joined the Centre’s volunteers on April 24th at the beautiful Château Vaudreuil.  Guests participated in the live and silent auction, by bidding on art, antiques and exciting packages of all kinds. The generosity of the participants helped raise $25,000 for Le Nichoir’s operations. This includes $5,000 for a special appeal which was presented by Lynn Miller, co-founder of Le Nichoir.  This year’s special appeal funds will be used for the construction of an outdoor classroom for the Centre’s youth education programs.

The evening’s Guest of Honour was Nathalie Zinger, Regional Vice-President of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), Quebec Region. “Ms. Zinger came to offer NCC’s complete support for Le Nichoir and its important fundraising campaign for the new Wild Bird Conservation Centre. Zinger also congratulated Le Nichoir for its sustained efforts for avian conservation” explains Josée Bonneville, President of Le Nichoir. Bonneville also commented that “it is an honour to have this national non-profit organization as a partner”. The land on which the new Center will be located, the Clarke-Sydenham Nature Reserve, was given by the Nature Conservancy of Canada. (May 2010)