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Now calling for Wingspan submissions!

We are now welcoming from members and the public submissions for the fall 2020 issue of Wingspan! We are seeking new writing, art, and photography focusing on either: conservation, reconciliation, impact of climate change on birds, or all of the above. Successful submissions will be enjoyed by 7500 readers across BC. 

Get the full details here.

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