Audubon Advisory

Green Jay. Green Jay. Susan Ellison/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Texas Applauds Passage of Constitutional Amendments Protecting State Parks, Coastal Ecosystems

Texans overwhelmingly backed two bird-friendly changes to the state constitution in elections on Nov.

American Goldfinche. If we continue our current rate of greenhouse gas emissions, American Goldfinches are projected to disappear from 23 states including New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, Arizona, and the Dakotas. Will Stuart

Audubon Working Towards Climate Solutions

Despite a slow start to the 116th Congress, over the past few months House and Senate committees are moving a number of important climate mit

Arctic Tern. Arctic Tern. William Wingfield Jr./Audubon Photography Awards

Alaska’s Public Lands Under Threat

This month, the administration is rushing  to open up more of Alaska’s public lands to development before the end of the year. 

Least Tern. Least Tern. Rajan Desai/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Mississippi Celebrates Award Benefiting Birds, Sea Turtles, and Nature Tourism

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, in conjunction with Executive Director of the state Department of Marine Resources Joe Spraggins, recently announ

Western Meadowlark. Western Meadowlark David Zieg/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Testifies in the U.S. House to Support Two Conservation Bills

This week, Audubon testified in favor of two bills before the House Natural Resources Committee.

Prince of Wales Spruce Grouse chicks in the Tongass National Forest. Prince of Wales Spruce Grouse chicks in the Tongass National Forest. Milo Burcham

Tongass Roadless Rule Exemption Moving Forward

For nearly two decades, the federal Roadless Rule has prohibited road-building and logging on nearly 60 million acres of the country’s most p

Snowy Plover. The PROTECT program, will help birds like Snowy Plovers by using natural infrastructure. Matthew Hansen/Audubon Photography Awards

Unanimous Support for the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act

On July 30, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously voted to advance the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of

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

Affordable, Practical Solutions for Flood Recovery in Mississippi’s South Delta

Communities in Mississippi’s South Delta deserve real solutions for reducing flood damages, not false hope pinned to the Yazoo Backwater Pump

Townsend's Warbler. Townsend's Warbler. Carl Ebeling/Audubon Photography Awards

U.S. Forest Service Moving to Roll Back Environmental Review and Public Input

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) ensures there is public review of projects that impact birds, other wildlife, and the places they need

Pipping Plover. Natural infrastructure helps protect coastal habitats for birds like the Piping Plover. Lorraine Minns/Audubon Photography Awards

Protecting Coasts and Wetlands with Natural Infrastructure

Shoreline and wetland habitats have continued to decline as sea levels rise, communities develop along coasts, and natural disasters increase, leav