Working Lands

Video: Watch (and Hear) Two Bitterns Getting Weird in a Rice Field

Video: Watch (and Hear) Two Bitterns Getting Weird in a Rice Field

— Mindful conservation on California rice farms creates homes for wetland birds, while also providing a rare chance to study them.
Celebrating Sagebrush: The West's Most Important Native Plant

Celebrating Sagebrush: The West's Most Important Native Plant

— Covering 165 million acres across 14 states, sagebrush country is home to more wildlife—and people—than you might realize.
In Mexico, Grassland Birds and Ranching Can Coexist — with Mauricio de la Maza

In Mexico, Grassland Birds and Ranching Can Coexist — with Mauricio de la Maza

— "That’s how everything kind of melds together: birds, habitat, water, the people, and economics."
What in the World is Conservation Ranching?

What in the World is Conservation Ranching?

— Your guide to Audubon's program to make cattle ranching prairie- and bird-friendly
For Consumers and Conservationists: FAQs on Conservation Ranching

For Consumers and Conservationists: FAQs on Conservation Ranching

— Learn more about what conservation ranching is, and why it can be good for birds and the environment

The State of the Birds 2017: Farm Bill Special Report

Last week, the North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI) released its State of the Birds 2017 report, documenting the many benefits of th

Cabinet Secretaries and Conservation

The new leadership at our federal departments and agencies will play a significant role in key decisions impacting Audubon’s conservati

Tricolored Blackbird May Be Listed as Endangered in California

Tricolored Blackbird May Be Listed as Endangered in California

— Protections for struggling bird will go into effect while Commission considers full listing.
6 Other Birds That Will Benefit From Sagebrush Conservation

6 Other Birds That Will Benefit From Sagebrush Conservation

— As much as we love them, it's not just about the Greater Sage-Grouse.
6 Ways to Help Sage-grouse Right Now

6 Ways to Help Sage-grouse Right Now

— The Greater Sage-grouse won’t be listed under the Endangered Species Act, but that doesn’t mean important conservation opportunities aren’t ongoing.