Advocacy

The Bald Eagle and the Endangered Species Act—an American Success Story

The Bald Eagle and the Endangered Species Act—an American Success Story

— This month marks the 11th anniversary of the Bald Eagle’s removal from the Endangered Species List.
New Proposals Could Significantly Weaken the Endangered Species Act

New Proposals Could Significantly Weaken the Endangered Species Act

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a number of new proposals that could significantly weaken the Endangered Species Act (ESA), from a suite

Birds in Peril With a Proposed Dam on Mississippi’s Pearl River

Birds in Peril With a Proposed Dam on Mississippi’s Pearl River

The Pearl River winds 490-miles south from its headwaters in central Mississippi, past the state capital of Jackson, along the border with Louisian

Carbon Pricing Bill Is a Bold Step Forward

Carbon Pricing Bill Is a Bold Step Forward

— The Market Choice Act marks an important opportunity to advance the conversation on climate solutions.
Congress Considers Major Bills this Month Impacting Key Audubon Priorities

Congress Considers Major Bills this Month Impacting Key Audubon Priorities

This month, Congress is considering numerous pieces of major legislation that impact Audubon priorities, from the funding of conservation programs

As MBTA Turns 100, Audubon Defends the Law in Court and in Congress

As MBTA Turns 100, Audubon Defends the Law in Court and in Congress

July 3rd marked the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

After 100 Years, Widespread Support Affirms the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

After 100 Years, Widespread Support Affirms the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

— The current administration is interpreting the bird-protection law in a wildly unpopular way. Here's what Audubon is doing about it.
Delaware River Basin Restoration Program Finally Receives Funding

Delaware River Basin Restoration Program Finally Receives Funding

This March, for the first time ever, the Delaware River Basin Restoration Program received funding as part of the 2018 omnibus spending bill.

Victories for Birds in Budget Bill

Victories for Birds in Budget Bill

After months of negotiations, Congress passed a spending bill for the 2018 fiscal year in late March, rejecting proposed budget cuts from the admin

No More Non-Native Aquaculture in Washington State

No More Non-Native Aquaculture in Washington State

Spurred to action by a Washington chapter network resolution (PDF), Audubon Washington worked with a broad coalition to pass HB 2957 and succe