Volunteer Spotlight: Sally Thomas

How long have you been a FLAP volunteer? Approximately 10 years. In what capacity do you volunteer? Downtown Toronto patroller. I walk around the downtown core for 1-2 hours looking for birds that have collided with buildings. Too often they are dead but enough are alive to keep up the optimism. What initially drew you […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Kerrie Blaise

How long have you been a FLAP volunteer? I joined the FLAP board in a volunteer capacity in 2019. It’s been great to be part of such a committed organization, whose work and efforts I’ve followed for over a decade. In what capacity do you volunteer? As a volunteer Board member, I work to find […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Gary Yankech

How long have you been a FLAP volunteer? I have been a FLAP volunteer since 2011. In what capacity do you volunteer? I am a bird rescue volunteer. I patrol the buildings in the Scarborough Town Centre area and have recently starting patrolling buildings in Markham.   What initially drew you to volunteer with FLAP? I […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Anne van Elsen

How long have you been a FLAP volunteer? I have been a FLAP volunteer since October 2010. In what capacity do you volunteer? I’m a bird rescue volunteer, centered around the Yonge and Eglinton area in Toronto. What initially drew you to volunteer with FLAP? Starting in 1995 or so, I would see the ROM […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Vicki Soon-Ai Low

How long have you been a FLAP volunteer? I have volunteered for FLAP since 2007. In what capacity do you volunteer? I have done a few different things. I patrolled at Consilium Place until a few years ago (and was proud to be one of the witnesses in the lawsuit brought by Ecojustice against the […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Ben Coleman

How long have you been a FLAP volunteer? Since about January 2018. I think I first learned about FLAP in late 2016 when one of my classmates in university gave a final project presentation on bird collisions. In what capacity do you volunteer? I volunteer as a board member. In addition to studying ecology and […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Audrey Duff

How long have you been a FLAP volunteer? Donor since 1996, driver since 2014. In what capacity do you volunteer? Taking birds for medical treatment or for release back to the wild. What initially drew you to volunteer with FLAP? A newspaper article or maybe a FLAP ad about birds hitting windows downtown led me […]