Advocacy

The New PBS Nature Special Highlights Epic Shorebird Migrations

February 05, 2024 — “Flyways” calls attention to avian voyages and the challenges birds face.

Four Ways Congress Can Help Birds And People This Year

January 17, 2024 — Returning lawmakers have an opportunity to help birds, the climate, and our own communities.

Audubon Supports Introduction of Bill That Would Promote Native Plants in Federal Projects

December 15, 2023 — Native plants help birds find the food and habitat they need in a changing climate.

COP28 Agreement Represents Progress for Biodiversity, But More Urgent Action is Needed

December 13, 2023 — The final agreement reached by negotiators at the COP28 summit in Dubai contained some historic language on fossil fuels and biodiversity, but ultimately represents the bare minimum of what must be done to address climate change.

To Protect Our Planet, COP Needs to Recognize the Intersection of Climate Impacts and Biodiversity Loss

December 04, 2023 — The climate and biodiversity crises cannot be addressed separately.

U.S. Unveils New Rules to Cut Methane Emissions at Global Climate Conference

December 01, 2023 — New federal standards will significantly reduce emissions and ensure a healthier future for birds and people.

Audubon Urges Advancement of a Proposed Rule to Strengthen Implementation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

December 01, 2023 — Audubon expresses disappointment in the rulemaking delay and commits to working with the Biden Administration to provide a win-win for birds and businesses.

Honoring Native American Policymakers Committed to Conservation

November 27, 2023 — As Native American Heritage Month comes to a close, we highlight the contributions of leaders who have made a difference for birds.

White House Announces $5 Billion in Investments to Boost Rural Economies and Communities

November 01, 2023 — The funding will benefit birds and people.

Audubon Florida's Julie Wraithmell Testifies before U.S. House on Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Renewal

October 18, 2023 — On October 18, 2023, Audubon Florida VP/Executive Director Julie Wraithmell gave the following testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries.