Audubon in Action

How an Audubon Educator Transformed an Entire Pennsylvania Community with Native Plants

How an Audubon Educator Transformed an Entire Pennsylvania Community with Native Plants

— Thanks to some seeds, soil, and a lot of dedication, students are learning about science, connecting with nature, and greening the city of Norristown.
Congress Is One Step Closer to Expanding a System That Keeps Shorelines Pristine

Congress Is One Step Closer to Expanding a System That Keeps Shorelines Pristine

— The Coastal Resources Barrier Act protects 3.5 million acres of bird habitat and saves taxpayers billions—but it uses decades-old, hand-drawn maps.
How Hundreds of Volunteers Protected California's Tricolored Blackbirds

How Hundreds of Volunteers Protected California's Tricolored Blackbirds

— Data collected from a triennial spring survey has helped gain the birds state-wide protections. Now they're being considered for a federal listing.
One Person’s Leftovers Are Another Person’s Treasure

One Person’s Leftovers Are Another Person’s Treasure

— Extra sand is an outcome of all dredging projects, and Audubon wants to use it to rebuild a vital nesting island in South Carolina.
Atlanta's Largest Park Gets a (Chimney) Swift Makeover

Atlanta's Largest Park Gets a (Chimney) Swift Makeover

— Surrounded by native plants, a 24-foot-tall tower, the first of its kind in Georgia, stands as a beacon in the fight to reverse the species' decline.
How Hurricane Michael Affected the Florida Panhandle's Coastal Landscape

How Hurricane Michael Affected the Florida Panhandle's Coastal Landscape

— The devastation to human communities is overwhelming, but the story for birds is more complex.
Plans to Build an Airport in a Louisiana Bird Refuge Canceled After Outcry

Plans to Build an Airport in a Louisiana Bird Refuge Canceled After Outcry

— Elmer's Island Wildlife Refuge hosts almost 200 species of birds annually. That seems like a bad place for airplanes.
The Discovery Center in Philadelphia Has Opened Its Gates

The Discovery Center in Philadelphia Has Opened Its Gates

— Audubon’s newest nature center will provide outdoor experiences for all Philadelphians in collaboration with the Strawberry Mansion community and Outward Bound.
Led by Tribal Scientists, Montana’s Trumpeter Swan Revival Is a Triumph

Led by Tribal Scientists, Montana’s Trumpeter Swan Revival Is a Triumph

— After two decades the Flathead Indian Reservation’s breeding program prepares for its swan song.
The Latest From South Carolina and North Carolina: Hurricane Florence's Impact

The Latest From South Carolina and North Carolina: Hurricane Florence's Impact

— Updates from the field as Audubon staff and partners prepare for landfall and assess the storm's damage.
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