Audubon Advisory

A Wood Stork foraging in shallow water at sunset. Wood Stork. Frederick Wasmer/Audubon Photography Awards

Mississippi's Big Sunflower River Named #3 on 2020 America’s Most Endangered List

For the second time in three years, Mississippi’s Big Sunflower River has been recognized as one of the nation’s most endangered rivers

Little Blue Herons. The Yazoo Pumps project would drain 200,000 acres of wetlands that support more than 250 species of birds such as Little Blue Herons. Shane Conklin/Great Backyard Bird Count

Mississippi: Massive Project to Drain Mississippi Flyway Wetlands Threatens 250+ Bird Species

The Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) recently announced an unprecedented move to resurrect the devastating Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project in Mississi

Black Tern. Black Tern. Mick Thompson/Flickr (CC BY NC 2.0)

Bipartisan Water Legislation Advances in Senate

Every two years Congress works to pass water resources legislation, which can authorize billions of dollars in conservation funding for

Black Skimmer. Black Skimmer. Teresa Hedden/Audubon Photography Awards

Eastern Gulf’s Protections from Oil Drilling Set to Expire

— Audubon urges renewal for both the environment and economy.
Great Egret. Great Egret. Andres Leon/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon’s Advocacy Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Though our offices are closed, our work continues.

Least Terns. Least Terns. Jim Verhagen/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Mississippi Celebrates Resilience as BP Oil Spill 10-Year Memorial Nears

As Americans unite against the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, it is sometimes a comfort to remember past adversities we have endured.

Roseate Spoonbill in flight over water. LWCF has protected Important Birds Areas and helped to restore the Everglades for the Roseate Spoonbill. Robert Cook/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Supports the Great American Outdoors Act

Audubon supports swift passage of the Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422), which is currently moving through the U.S. Senate.

Great Egret. Patricia McGuire/Audubon Photography Awards

Top Wins for Birds in 2019: Policy

— We secured victories for and defended birds in state houses and the U.S. Capitol
Great Egret. Great Egret. Marie Kiviat/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Texas Hosts Climate and Clean Energy Forum in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas (Dec.

Red Knots. Red Knots. Gail Deterra / Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Pennsylvania Supports Increased Funding for the Delaware River Watershed

The Delaware River Basin Restoration Program was created by federal legislation in 2016. This innovative program of the U.S.