Audubon Advisory

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.

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

Why a Law that Protects Fish Matters to Birds

Why a Law that Protects Fish Matters to Birds

Republicans and Democrats came together in 1976 and created a solution to to prevent the collapse of fish populations, and the birds that depend on

Audubon Endorses Bipartisan Bill to Encourage Climate Innovation

Audubon Endorses Bipartisan Bill to Encourage Climate Innovation

In February, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bipartisan bill to combat climate change.

Audubon's 2018 Policy Agenda

Audubon's 2018 Policy Agenda

— How we plan to protect birds and the places they need this year.
Panama Bans the Use of Plastic Bags

Panama Bans the Use of Plastic Bags

This January, Panama became the first Central American country to ban the use of plastic bags. This remarkable move aims to off

Arctic Refuge Faces Setback from Tax Bill, but the Fight Continues

Arctic Refuge Faces Setback from Tax Bill, but the Fight Continues

The passage of the tax bill in December represented a setback in the decades-long fight to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by opening i