Tag: heatwave

Birds, Bees and Heat Exhaustion

Essential to our environment, birds and bees are valuable contributors to our ecosystem. In fact, both species pollinate native British Columbian plants, flowers, and fruits while maintaining local plant diversity. With wild bee species declining at an alarming rate, it is no surprise that eight wild bee species are on Canada’s species risk registry, with three considered endangered after a large population loss. The recent heatwave and ongoing wildfires have created a hostile environment for wildlife, and already unstable species (like many birds and bees) are suffering because of this.

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Helping Wildlife During a Heatwave

Helping Wildlife During a Heatwave How can I help wildlife during hot weather? How do birds stay cool in this heat? What impact does excessive heat have on wildlife? How do I know when wildlife needs help? How does Wildlife Rescue keep its patients cool?... Read More