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Audubon and Partners Take Lake Abert Issues Straight to Oregon Governor

— Critically low water levels require action from state.

Why Photographers Should Reconsider Using Playback in the Field

— Playing audio clips of songs and calls is a common tool for getting better shots, but it can also be detrimental to birds and their chicks.

Jessica Hernandez on Why Western Environmentalism Won’t Save Us

— The Indigenous scientist's new book models a holistic approach to conservation that centers Indigenous worldviews.

Critics Say Biden Must Do More to Keep Arctic Oil in the Ground

— A new plan would protect a major bird-breeding hotspot but maintain industry access to billions of barrels of Alaskan crude.

Climate Change or Habitat Loss? New Study Weighs Which Influences Birds More

— Ninety years of Christmas Bird Count data tease apart the effects of habitat loss and warming temperatures on winter bird distributions.

Race against Climate Change and Water Stress in Colorado

— Water Priorities for 2022 Legislative Session.

Utah 2022 Legislative Session Kicks Off Today—and It Should Be a Big Year for Water Policy

— First Great Salt Lake Summit brings momentum for 2022 legislative session.

The ‘Big Boom Theory’ That Could Help Conserve Common Nighthawks

— New research confirms that males’ wing-boom sound marks hard-to-find nesting sites—a boon for efforts to save these mysterious, declining birds.

How You Can Help Make Birding More Welcoming and Inclusive

— It's easy to create a friendly and encouraging birding community when you keep these pointers in mind.

Audubon Spotlight: Bethany Chan, A Designer for Others

— Chan draws from the triumphs—and struggles—of building a global design cohort to create essential materials for Audubon’s conservation work.