Hello Earth Rangers! Today is a special day for Earth Ranger Emma – it’s her ranger-versary! (her anniversary of becoming an Earth Ranger) and she decides to go celebrate it in her favourite place – her neighborhood forest.  Come and join her on a trip deep into the woods. Don’t worry – It’s actually really nice.

Have you guessed what type of animal we heard in today’s “Who am I” game? Click here to see a photo of this colourful songbird!

In today’s episode, Emma talks to Darren Sleep from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). Darren talks about the important work SFI does in order to save this amazing habitat! On the right is Darren’s favourite kind of owl, do you know what this species is called? (Hint: Listen to the interview to find out!)

We want to hear from you! Send us your best animal stories and it could be featured on the podcast!

You can send in a voice message by pressing the green button or use the voice recorder on a smart phone and ask your parents to email it to podcast@earthrangers.com

What do you like about forests? What’s your favourite forest animal? Have you ever been on a forest adventure? Did you catch the name of Darren’s favourite owl?

Share your thoughts in the comments below!

Thanks to Sustainable Forestry Initiative and Project Learning Tree Canada for their collaboration on this episode.

Bird call recordings form: Richard E. Webster, Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/439909Pat Goltz, Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/470302

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