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Lesser Prairie-Chicken. Brittany Meagher/Audubon Photography Awards

Endangered Species Listing for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken “is the right call”

— Adding the Lesser Prairie-Chicken to the Endangered Species List will not only help the bird, but the people who share its rangeland.
Common Murre. Mick Thompson

Biden Administration Opens California Coast to New Offshore Wind Turbine Siting

— “Properly sited wind power that avoid undue impacts to wildlife is an important ingredient in cutting carbon emissions and averting worst-case climate scenarios.”
Horned Lark. Evan Barrientos/Audubon Rockies

USDA Marks Progress on Climate-Smart Agriculture Following Biden Executive Order

— An initial report from the Department of Agriculture demonstrates a commitment to climate-friendly practices that will benefit people and wildlife.
Orchard Oriole. Brad Fields/Audubon Photography Awards

Melinda Cep Joins Audubon as Vice President of Natural Solutions and Working Lands

— In a new role for the organization, Cep will work across Audubon’s network to advance climate and conservation goals on working lands.
Andean Condor in Colombia, South America. Dorian Anderson

New Study Published on Bird Conservation and Climate Change Across the Americas

— Researchers examined the impacts of potential climate change scenarios on the network of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) across the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
Greater Sage-Grouse. Evan Barrientos/Audubon Rockies

Efforts to Help Greater Sage-Grouse to be Restored by Biden Administration

— The Bureau of Land Management will respond to recent court decisions with new effort to reinstate plans to help struggling sage grouse populations.
Common Tern with chicks. Dere Scott/Audubon Photography Awards

Biden Administration Approves Largest Offshore Wind Project in U.S.

— Vineyard Wind Project will provide energy to hundreds of thousands of homes while mitigating impacts to wildlife
Wood Duck. Mark Hainen/Audubon Photography Awards

Biden Administration Moves One Step Closer to Reinstating Migratory Bird Protections

— New rulemaking should be the beginning of a multi-front effort to respond to the loss of 3 billion birds.
Swainson's Hawk. Marina Schultz/Audubon Photography Awards

New National Conservation Vision Sparks Opportunity to Conserve Nature and Create Jobs

— The administration’s “America the Beautiful” campaign is a chance to expand access to our lands and waters, help birds and other wildlife, and benefit communities across the country.
Great Egret. Rick Derevan/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Board Addresses Workplace Culture

— Work has begun to improve transparency between board and management and strengthen its governance practices.