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Audubon: Congress Must Pass New Bird Protection Bill
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Audubon: Congress Must Pass New Bird Protection Bill

Bird Emergency Requires Urgent Action

Conservation Groups Intervene to Defend Sage-Grouse Rules Opposed by Trump Administration
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Conservation Groups Intervene to Defend Sage-Grouse Rules Opposed by Trump Administration

The National Audubon Society, The Wilderness Society and Democracy Forward Submit New Legal Filing to Defend Crucial Cons

New Legislation Is a Welcome Start to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Public Lands
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

New Legislation Is a Welcome Start to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Public Lands

The bill represents the first effort by Congress to strive for carbon neutrality on public lands.

Audubon Applauds Advance of Wildlife Recovery Bill by House Committee
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Audubon Applauds Advance of Wildlife Recovery Bill by House Committee

Bipartisan legislation will benefit birds, other wildlife, and communities

Blue Nest Beef Launches Grass-Fed, Audubon-Certified Subscription Service
Conservation Ranching Initiative

Blue Nest Beef Launches Grass-Fed, Audubon-Certified Subscription Service

Certified by Audubon’s Conservation Ranching Initiative, company helps fix a broken food system with cattle as their tool and birds as their guide.

Proposed Delisting of Interior Least Tern Shows Value of Endangered Species Act
Western Rivers Initiative

Proposed Delisting of Interior Least Tern Shows Value of Endangered Species Act

With a 99 percent success rate of protecting birds and other wildlife from extinction, the ESA has proven to be one of the most effective conservation policies in the world.

Federal Court Halts Administration Plans to Rollback Sage-Grouse Protections
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Federal Court Halts Administration Plans to Rollback Sage-Grouse Protections

Ruling makes clear that the Administration ignored science and cut out the public

Colorado’s Executive Order Benefits More than Big Game
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Colorado’s Executive Order Benefits More than Big Game

Governor Jared Polis’s wildlife executive order is a win for Colorado’s birds.

Wyoming Takes the Lead in Sage-Grouse Conservation
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Wyoming Takes the Lead in Sage-Grouse Conservation

Governor Mark Gordon’s revised Executive Order maintains a balanced approach to sage-grouse and energy development, conserving critical habitat for the imperiled species.

New UN Report Affirms Importance of Land-Use Initiatives in Fighting Climate Change
Conservation Ranching Initiative

New UN Report Affirms Importance of Land-Use Initiatives in Fighting Climate Change

Report affirms importance of programs like Audubon’s Conservation Ranching Initiative and findings of recent report on fate of birds in America’s grasslands.

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