Songbirding Podcast
Learning birdsong takes active listening and repeated exposure. Birding guide Rob Porter takes you into the field to experience birding by ear in this relaxed pace acoustic exploration of natural spaces in mid-western Ontario. Whether you're an aspiring or veteran birder looking to test and build upon your birdsong identification skills or someone who appreciates the natural world, this unique series will bring you as close as you can get to birding in the field without going anywhere. Season 1, "The Bruce Peninsula" was recorded in July of 2019, in the peak of songbird breeding season. This podcast updates weekly on Mondays from October 2019 through February 2019 (hiatus for holidays). Bonus episodes by chance, generally every couple weeks. Future seasons TBA! For those with high-frequency hearing loss, please search for "Songbirding Under 5kHz" The Bruce Peninsula (also known as the Saugeen Peninsula) is the traditional territory of the Haudensaunee (Iroquois), Ojibway/Chippewa and Anishnabek. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties, with the exception of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation which is unceded territory. Discord Channel Are you a podcast fanatic? Join the CastJunkie discord server, a place to chat with podcast fans and creators. It also features a #songbirding dedicated channel. Join here: https://discord.gg/MHcPrhc Credits Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creative Commons Credits: Creative Commons music from Scott Buckley, Creative Commons music from Keinzweiter, Creative Commons sounds from Jordan Powell.
Canon
Canon is a world-leading innovator and provider of imaging and information technology solutions for the home and office environments. Heritage  Canon’s success story began in Japan in the 1930s, when a small group of enthusiastic scientists set out to establish their presence in camera technology. The company first established a presence in the UK in 1976. At that time its activities were confined to the sale of calculators, micrographic equipment, copiers and similar products for the business market. In 1982 a separate camera sales operation was merged to form Canon (UK) Ltd, and since then the company has grown to become a world-leading provider of market-driven digital imaging solutions for the office and home environments. Company philosophy – "Kyosei" In 1988, one year after celebrating its 50th anniversary, Canon first adopted  “kyosei” meaning “living and working together for the common good” as the corporate philosophy. Nowhere is this better reflected than at Canon’s UK headquarters at Woodhatch near Reigate in Surrey where the emphasis is strongly on achieving greater harmony between individuals and their working environment. Our headquarters  Canon invested more than £21 million in the construction of its UK Headquarters at Woodhatch, Surrey, and the building was officially opened by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in April 2000. The purpose-built head office fuses visually stunning architecture with the latest in business solutions technology. The environmentally friendly building is landscaped to blend into the natural slope of a hill, preserving existing meadowland and tree areas. The concept of energy conservation was adopted from the outset, with the recycling of demolition material and the preservation of the original site. Solar panels generate up to 35kw of power, and energy is further conserved through various features, including a natural air conditioning system and the use of special heat-absorbing concrete. Designed to showcase the company’s cutting edge products, the building is not only a landmark but also a symbol that represents everything Canon values - a "living showroom". Awards  Woodhatch is the recipient of nine awards including the Royal Fine Art Commission Trust 2001 Building of the Year Award, and the project also achieved the highest rating by BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) for its energy saving initiatives.   This impressive building made such an impact in its own community that it won The Reigate Society Award 2000.  Other awards received were The Civic Trust Award 2001, British Council for Offices (Best Corporate Workplace 2000), British Institute of Facility Managers (Green Office of the Year Award 1999), Institution of Structural Engineers (Structural Award 2000), Brick Awards 2000 (encompassing Best Commercial Building and Landscape Project) and the Times/Gestetner Digital Office Collection 2000.
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