Environmental group calls on Quebec to reopen provincial parks

Article contentEnvironmentalist association Nature Québec wants the provincial government to reopen Quebec’s parks while maintaining physical-distancing regulations.Nature Québec director Alice-Anne Simard said there was a contradiction between people being allowed to return to shops and stores in many parts of Quebec but not permitted to take a walk in a provincial park where physical...

International Dawn Chorus Day celebrated amid lockdown – Channel 4 News

It has become a soundtrack to lockdown: not the wailing sirens or the helicopters overhead – but the melody of birdsong at sunrise, now sounding clearer than it has been for decades, in a world that has ground to a halt. Today, the first Sunday in May, the height of spring – marks International Dawn Chorus Day – the sound of birdsong giving people around the world some distraction from the...