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Wyoming Takes the Lead in Sage-Grouse Conservation

Wyoming Takes the Lead in Sage-Grouse Conservation

— Governor Mark Gordon’s revised Executive Order maintains a balanced approach to sage-grouse and energy development, conserving critical habitat for the imperiled species.
New Endangered Species Act Rules Will Weaken Protections for Birds and Other Imperiled Wildlife

New Endangered Species Act Rules Will Weaken Protections for Birds and Other Imperiled Wildlife

— Final regulations diminish science-based decision-making and will reduce protections for birds.
New UN Report Affirms Importance of Land-Use Initiatives in Fighting Climate Change

New UN Report Affirms Importance of Land-Use Initiatives in Fighting Climate Change

— Report affirms importance of programs like Audubon’s Conservation Ranching Initiative and findings of recent report on fate of birds in America’s grasslands.
New Report Finds Increased Oil and Gas Leasing and Drilling in Priority Sage-Grouse Habitat

New Report Finds Increased Oil and Gas Leasing and Drilling in Priority Sage-Grouse Habitat

— Despite a formal directive to keep leasing, drilling outside sage-grouse habitat, federal agencies have pushed to develop in priority habitat.
“A Grave Setback:” US Forest Service Releases Weak Versions of Sagebrush Conservation Plans

“A Grave Setback:” US Forest Service Releases Weak Versions of Sagebrush Conservation Plans

— Forest Service lands that include important habitat for Greater Sage-Grouse and 350 other species of wildlife now at increased risk of further development.
Audubon, Other Groups Can Continue Lawsuit against the Federal Government to Protect Birds, Federal Judge Rules

Audubon, Other Groups Can Continue Lawsuit against the Federal Government to Protect Birds, Federal Judge Rules

— A federal court greenlights a joint lawsuit to defend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act despite the administration’s efforts to hand industry a blank check for bird deaths.
EPA Withdraws Key Mining Restrictions for Alaska's Bristol Bay Area

EPA Withdraws Key Mining Restrictions for Alaska's Bristol Bay Area

DILLINGHAM, AK – The U.S.

Audubon Urges Support for Bill to Restore Great Lakes

Audubon Urges Support for Bill to Restore Great Lakes

— The bipartisan legislation would help improve water quality and bird habitat.
Nada Culver Joins National Audubon Society to Lead Public Lands Conservation Work

Nada Culver Joins National Audubon Society to Lead Public Lands Conservation Work

New York—The National Audubon Society has announced that veteran land use expert Nada Culver has joined the organization as

Bipartisan Legislation is an “Ounce of Prevention” Against Wildlife Extinction

Bipartisan Legislation is an “Ounce of Prevention” Against Wildlife Extinction

— Audubon urges passage of Recovering America’s Wildlife Act.
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