Last week the governor announced a plan to create ad-hoc habitat for the state's biggest breeding colony, which recently saw its 30-year-old site paved over for a major construction project. But time is of the essence.
After helping pass landmark legislation last year, Audubon and its partners focus on prioritizing water and birds at annual advocacy day.
Vital restoration program protects quality, clean water for birds and people at risk.
The proposed rule, which eliminates “incidental take,” will kill birds and would cement the policy as official regulation.
The Fish and Wildlife Service is considering a nationwide program to kill the fish-eating birds, which scientists say have been unfairly persecuted.
Not only do these stewardship programs support the places birds need, they also build strong and healthy human communities.
In the Chilkat Valley, eagles, bears, and people depend on healthy salmon runs. A proposed mine could put the entire ecosystem at risk.