Important long-term research is conducted in the park by the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory Society at Alberta’s northern-most migration monitoring station. The observatory is a vital link in the Canadian Migration Monitoring Network. Visit the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory online at www.lslbo.org.
Visitors can learn more about the work of the observatory and boreal birds at the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation, located near the middle of the park.
Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation
Visit the amazing Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation, a unique research and education facility dedicated to the study of the world of birds and their relationship with the boreal forest. Tour the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory where researchers will introduce you to the tiny migratory songbirds that take refuge here. Calling all birdwatchers for spring and fall migrations: more than 254 species on the checklist! Come in early June for the annual Songbird Festival.
Lesser Slave Lake Bird Conservatory
The Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory (LSLBO) is dedicated to bird conservation through research and education. As one of the few banding stations located in the Boreal Forest, the LSLBO collects critical information on the boreal forest breeding grounds of migratory birds. It is a full member of the Canadian Migration Monitoring Network.