Nest box programs at Maplewood Flats and Rocky Point (Port Moody) initiated in 1994 greatly contributed to the resurgence of Purple Martins in BC. Now, around 110 nest boxes are mounted every spring upon the return of the Purple Martins at Maplewood Flats. In 2019 it was estimated that there was nesting activity in around 86 nest boxes at the Maplewood Flats colony.
Increasing cases of sick and dying birds are emerging in record-high numbers across British Columbia and Oregon due to an ongoing widespread, lethal salmonella outbreak, as reported by the Wildlife Rescue Association.
It is essential to recognize the impact of human activities on Maplewood Flats ecosystems, especially considering the increase in site visitation each year.
By Al and Jude Grass Whenever we think about what hummingbirds need, like nectar, good nectar sources for energy. However,
We are thrilled to introduce our Summer team for 2020.