Conservation

Arizonians Are Helping a Desert Warbler Expand Its Housing Options

Arizonians Are Helping a Desert Warbler Expand Its Housing Options

— A DIY nest box program run by Tucson Audubon provides new living quarters for Lucy's Warblers. The key, though, is to land the perfect shape.
After Five Years, the Sagebrush Songbird Survey Ends on a High Note

After Five Years, the Sagebrush Songbird Survey Ends on a High Note

— Almost 300 community scientists collected valuable data about the health of this hallowed habitat and its residents.
Seabird Experts Turn to Algorithms to Help Keep Fishing Boats in Line

Seabird Experts Turn to Algorithms to Help Keep Fishing Boats in Line

— A new machine-learning system for tracking vessel activity could provide relief for albatrosses in harm's way.
Scientists Race to Uncover the Secrets of Madagascar’s Treasure-Filled Forests

Scientists Race to Uncover the Secrets of Madagascar’s Treasure-Filled Forests

— The rediscovery of a long-lost duck spurred the creation of two protected areas in the country. Now researchers are scouring these spots for other endemic species before it's too late.
How to Be a Super Advocate

How to Be a Super Advocate

— Turn your love of birds into a powerful force of good.
Birds Rely on Native Plants, and Our Photos Should Reflect That

Birds Rely on Native Plants, and Our Photos Should Reflect That

— If images only show avian species, you’re leaving out the bigger picture.
Grazing Like It's 1799: How Ranchers Can Bring Back Grassland Birds

Grazing Like It's 1799: How Ranchers Can Bring Back Grassland Birds

— A new ranching generation is taking cues from historical bison herds to help prairies, wildlife, and their businesses survive the next century.
Fast-Acting Kākāpō Scientists Curb Fungal Disease That Killed Seven Birds

Fast-Acting Kākāpō Scientists Curb Fungal Disease That Killed Seven Birds

— Quick thinking and donations from concerned fans have quelled the aspergillosis outbreak, though 13 of the big, green parrots remain ill.
Lead Ammo, the Top Threat to Condors, Is Now Outlawed in California

Lead Ammo, the Top Threat to Condors, Is Now Outlawed in California

— Bullet fragments routinely poison California Condors. With cooperation from hunters, the ban could be a turning point for the endangered icons.
Proposed Pipeline Would Cut Through Golden-cheeked Warbler Habitat

Proposed Pipeline Would Cut Through Golden-cheeked Warbler Habitat

— The Permian Highway gas project plans to use eminent domain to seize and raze swaths of Texas Hill Country—home to the endangered songbird.
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