Receive Recognition on your Wildscape – Application Process
The applications will open on August 15th and close on October 15th. We will announce the Habitat Hero Awardees in our blog in November. Help us bring conservation home, one garden at a time and create a bird-friendly community!
After years of work, alongside WY Governor Matt Mead, Dept of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced on May 28 the release of 14 final land use plans revisions, which will guide land management on BLM and USFS-administered resources in 10 western states.Audubon will be looking over the 3 plans for WY and 1 for northwest CO, hopeful that these will be scientifically robust.The plans address issues identified by US Fish & Wildlife Service in a 2010 determination that found Greater Sage-grouse were deserving of protection under the ESA.
Nearly a century old, this law has already save billions of birds lives. Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it would be strengthening the implementation of the bill to better protect birds from modern-day threats (think windmills and cell phone towers), to ensure that the MBTA remains as powerful and effective as possible.