Audubon in Action

North Carolina's Governor and First Lady Put Native Plants in the Spotlight

North Carolina's Governor and First Lady Put Native Plants in the Spotlight

— With help from Audubon North Carolina and her staff, the First Lady created a bird-friendly garden at the executive mansion, and her husband even gave native plants their own week.
Watch: The Spirit of the 2017 Audubon Convention Captured in 2 Minutes

Watch: The Spirit of the 2017 Audubon Convention Captured in 2 Minutes

— This summer, hundreds of birders turned a Utah ski resort into a birding wonderland. Get a taste of the Audubon convention in this short video.
Marcos Trinidad Honored With Environmental Education Award

Marcos Trinidad Honored With Environmental Education Award

— Trinidad, director of the Debs Park Audubon Center, was honored with the Rosa Parks and Grace Lee Boggs award by the North American Environmental Education Association
Watch: Oden and Scooter, a Chatty Pair of Charmers, Are Your New Favorite Owls

Watch: Oden and Scooter, a Chatty Pair of Charmers, Are Your New Favorite Owls

— Peer into an owl pellet, see Scooter scarf a mouse, and learn about how owls hunt in this video series.
How Birding Tourism Can Support Communities and Foster Conservation

How Birding Tourism Can Support Communities and Foster Conservation

— Across Latin America and the Bahamas, Audubon works closely with locals to build sustainable ecotourism opportunities.
Proposed Federal Law Could Save Countless Birds From Death by Glass

Proposed Federal Law Could Save Countless Birds From Death by Glass

— Potential legislation to prevent bird strikes, introduced to the Senate this month, is an important step in helping migrating birds. But where the biggest difference needs to be made may be surprising: rural communities.
Update to U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty Is a Huge Win for Conservation

Update to U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty Is a Huge Win for Conservation

— Audubon and its partners played a key role in the negotiations for Minute 323, which sets aside 200,000 acre-feet of water for environmental purposes.
We Finally Know How Bright Lights Affect Birds Flying at Night

We Finally Know How Bright Lights Affect Birds Flying at Night

— A new study, based at New York City's 9/11 tribute, shows that artificial lights lure birds from their migratory routes.
The Ambitious Plan to Save Chesapeake Bay’s Shrinking Saltmarshes

The Ambitious Plan to Save Chesapeake Bay’s Shrinking Saltmarshes

— The marshes are falling apart. Hope for them—and for the birds and people that call them home—comes with mud, grass, grit, and optimism.
Catching up with Brian Rutledge, Champion of the Sagebrush Sea

Catching up with Brian Rutledge, Champion of the Sagebrush Sea

— It's been two years since an unprecedented partnership kept the Greater Sage-Grouse from being listed as endangered. Here, Rutledge, who played a vital role, reflects on the future of the bird and the effort's success.