Conservation

A big blue sky and rows of green trees separated by a smaller strip of dirt, that dirt is slowly flooding.

A California Wetland Program’s Flood of New Funding Lifts Hopes for Shorebirds

March 14, 2024 — With many species rapidly declining along the Pacific Flyway, conservationists and landowners in the Central Valley are creating temporary wetlands where birds need them most.

Conservation, Sportsmen Groups Express Support for Efforts to Improve Future for Greater Sage-grouse and Sagebrush Country

March 14, 2024 — Proposed BLM management plans makes science-backed conservation a priority

Wetlands and Bird Conservation Bill Advances in the Senate

March 12, 2024 — The ACE Act renews funding for habitat conservation programs.

House Committee Advances Migratory Bird Conservation Bill

March 12, 2024 — The Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Enhancements Act moves to full House for approval.

Audubon's Glenn Olson Testifies Before U.S. House on America's Wildlife Habitat Conservation Act

March 06, 2024 — On March 6, 2024, Glenn Olson, Audubon's O'Brien Chair in Bird Conservation, gave the following testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries.

New Wildlife Habitat Bill Is Introduced, but More Resources are Needed to Recover Birds and Other Wildlife

February 28, 2024 — The America’s Wildlife Habitat Conservation Act will provide funds for state and tribal conservation, but also repeals critical programs, and lacks the resources needed to meet the moment.
Close up portrait of a Harpy Eagle turning its head to the side.

After Years in Captivity, These Rescued Harpy Eagles Are Flourishing in the Wild

February 16, 2024 — The successful rehabilitation of the majestic raptors is the first in Bolivia, and a ray of hope for a species that has lost vast stretches of its historical habitat.

The New PBS Nature Special Highlights Epic Shorebird Migrations

February 05, 2024 — “Flyways” calls attention to avian voyages and the challenges birds face.

Four Ways Congress Can Help Birds And People This Year

January 17, 2024 — Returning lawmakers have an opportunity to help birds, the climate, and our own communities.

To Protect Our Planet, COP Needs to Recognize the Intersection of Climate Impacts and Biodiversity Loss

December 04, 2023 — The climate and biodiversity crises cannot be addressed separately.