Audubon in Action

Birds in the Air: Talking Conservation and Christianity With the Next Generation

Birds in the Air: Talking Conservation and Christianity With the Next Generation

— At Baylor University’s symposium on faith and culture, young leaders made it clear that caring for the environment is at the core of their identity.
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.
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