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It's Time to Redefine 'Birding'

— Anyone who enjoys birds—wherever, however—should be able to call themselves a birder.

Ask Kenn: Egret, Ibis, Flamingo, Heron, Stork—What's the Difference?

— Wading birds may appear similar, but looks can often be deceiving, explains Kenn Kaufman in this month's Ask Kenn!

Bird Safety a Concern in National Push to Build More Power Lines

— A carbon-free power sector will require vast new transmission infrastructure, but it shouldn't come at the cost of wildlife, advocates say.

Nature-based Solutions Needed From Panama’s Coastal Mangroves to Canada’s Boreal Forest

— Birds, like so many other living things, rely on the richness of life along our coasts for survival.

Getting the Low-Down on Advocacy from Sally Puent

— It’s all about practice, and knowing what your goals are.

Florida's Early and Severe Red Tide Raises Concern for Coastal Bird Safety

— As harmful algal blooms kill off fish and sicken birds in the Tampa Bay area, conservationists worry that nesting Black Skimmers, terns, and other shorebird species could be at risk from eating tainted seafood.
A Swainson's Thrush painted in the Vashon Audubon Mural. The secretive, small brown woodland bird is projected to lose 46 percent of its summer breeding range in Washington State if global warming continues apace.

The Audubon Mural Project Lands in the Pacific Northwest

— On Washington's Vashon Island, the community has embraced a public art initiative to inspire conservation of local climate-threatened species.

Congress Is Set to Remove a Longstanding Barrier to Listing Greater Sage-Grouse Under the Endangered Species Act

— For years, an obscure budget provision has blocked the federal government from protecting the fast-declining birds. That may be about to change.

Electric Utilities, Long Anchored by Coal, Are Starting to Break for Renewables

— Renewable electricity will save money in the long run. But that’s tough logic for utilities desperate to earn every penny from their fossil-fuel investments.

An Urban Oasis Grows in Baltimore—With Justice and Nature In Mind

— Through hustle and vision, Atiya Wells founded a green space from unused land that serves its community's needs.