Conservation

Meet the Inmates Working to Rebuild the Greater Sage-Grouse's Home

Meet the Inmates Working to Rebuild the Greater Sage-Grouse's Home

— Participants in the Sagebrush in Prisons Project find peace and purpose helping the bird's habitat recover from increasingly devastating wildfires.
Where Burrowing Owls Are Your Neighbors

Where Burrowing Owls Are Your Neighbors

— On Florida's Marco Island, families of the small owls live among the locals, who keep a close eye on the birds to ensure they will always feel welcome.
Audubon Analysis: House Spending Bills Address Conservation Needs for Birds, People, and Places

Audubon Analysis: House Spending Bills Address Conservation Needs for Birds, People, and Places

— The appropriations bills wending through Congress will help communities and birds everywhere through increases in important programs.
Student Advocates Help Make Advocacy Day a Success

Student Advocates Help Make Advocacy Day a Success

— Remote tools like Zoom help young conservation leaders join Audubon North Carolina to engage in advocacy.
Trump Delivers Major Blow to the Foundation of U.S. Environmental Law

Trump Delivers Major Blow to the Foundation of U.S. Environmental Law

— A new interpretation of the National Environmental Policy Act limits its power and scope, ignores climate change, and cuts marginalized communities out of decisions, critics say.
Building Collisions Are a Greater Danger for Some Birds Than Others

Building Collisions Are a Greater Danger for Some Birds Than Others

— Migratory species that zip through the woods for insects are more likely to crash, researchers find—a vulnerability that may be speeding their decline.
In Los Angeles, Rich Neighborhoods Enjoy More Street Trees and a Lot More Birds

In Los Angeles, Rich Neighborhoods Enjoy More Street Trees and a Lot More Birds

— City-owned trees—especially native species—offer important habitat for urban birds, a study finds. But the benefits aren't evenly distributed.
Policies to Rebuild Better for Birds and People Dominate the Week in Congress

Policies to Rebuild Better for Birds and People Dominate the Week in Congress

— As Congress prepared for its July 4th recess lawmakers advanced several important proposals for Audubon’s policy agenda.
Audubon Analysis: The Moving Forward Act is Good for Birds, People, and Nature

Audubon Analysis: The Moving Forward Act is Good for Birds, People, and Nature

— The new infrastructure package would provide critical resources for the nation’s man-made and natural infrastructure.
Pandemic-fueled Surge in Wild Turkey Hunting Tests Declining Populations

Pandemic-fueled Surge in Wild Turkey Hunting Tests Declining Populations

— Turkey hunters with extra time on their hands are behind a harvest spike that could have lasting impacts, biologists warn.