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Members of the UM Indigenous Birding Club being interviewed by media.

APTN: Indigenous birding club takes flight at University of Manitoba

May 21, 2024 — 

Spring has sprung and the raucous Canada Geese have returned to their seasonal home across the country.

But if you listen closely, dozens of varieties can be heard–and the folks who run the University of Manitoba’s Indigenous birding club are helping people tune in.

“It’s simple what we do. It’s just connecting people in nature, for all the benefits that that brings, so the mental benefits, the emotional, physical and the spiritual,” co-founder Justin Rasmussen said.

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