"The administration is rushing through yet another effort to reduce protections for our shared public lands, and it’s the sage-grouse’s turn, again."
With appointments to two regional commissions, Audubon aims to influence conservation and policy to protect the birds and people of the watershed.
A new study of captive birds found they prefer to hang out with buddies, and some individuals could even be considered social butterflies.
With the right policies, existing spaces like wetlands, forests, and farmland can remove emissions and help protect against future crises that affect people and wildlife. Congress must include support for natural climate solutions in any recovery plan.
Poorer neighborhoods often harbor less quality green space and a lower diversity of birds—an inequity that the pandemic makes hard to ignore.