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“For the Birds: The Birdsong Project” Volume II Released Today

— Vol. II Artists Include Yo-Yo Ma, Elvis Costello, Natasha Lyonne, Matthew McConaughey, Florence Welch, Alice Waters, Stephin Merritt, Mary Lattimore, The Flaming Lips, Shearwater, Hania Rani, Very Nice Person, and Jeff Goldblum.

Nearly 700K Acres in Panorama Organic Rancher Network Recognized as Audubon Bird-Friendly Habitat

— Panorama Organic earns Audubon Certified bird-friendly package designation

Piping Plover Gains Ground in The Bahamas

— Three sites in The Bahamas are recognized as Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) and international conservation priorities for the endangered Piping Plover. Audubon Americas celebrates the result of this collaborative effort to map these critial sites.

Audubon and The Nature Conservancy to Lead Great Salt Lake Water Trust

— “The selection ensures expert management of an unprecedented $40 million program to protect the drying lake.”

U.S. House Advances Major Increase for Wildlife Conservation Funding

— With bipartisan support, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act moves closer to passing Congress.

National Audubon Society Teams up with Drag Performer Pattie Gonia to Celebrate LGBTQ Pride

— Video series invites LGBTQ community outdoors and highlights conservation issues

Audubon Scientists Develop New Method to Improve Mapping of Bird Migrations

— Four dozen co-authors from leading bird and wildlife organizations use novel approach to better identify the places migratory birds need along their perilous journeys.

Top Music and Hollywood Artists Join Forces in “The Birdsong Project” To Benefit the National Audubon Society in Celebrating and Protecting Birds

— Contributors include Yoko Ono, Yo-Yo Ma, Mark Ronson, Wale, Beck, Andrew Bird, Elvis Costello, Jim James, Karen O, Angélica Negrón, Calexico, Michael Uzowuru, Stephin Merritt, Karen Elson, The Flaming Lips, Nick Cave, and more.

New Legislation Will Help Bring Birds Back Across the Western Hemisphere

— Increased U.S. funding through the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act will benefit more than 350 bird species.

White House Celebrates Earth Day with Audubon Leaders

— Audubon staff had the honor of taking part in Earth Day activities with the administration, including the announcement of new policy efforts.