Piping Plovers. Photo: Walker Golder/Audubon NEW YORK (November 18, 2019) – In October 2019, the National Audubon Society welcomed two new members to its national board of directors, Jessica Hellmann of the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment and Anna Warwick Riggs, a careered leader in healthcare services and developmental disability arenas. “The newest
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As the fires rage And destroy our homes, We feel very frightened And so alone. Please anybody out there Species of man, Help us out, however you can. Karen Lyons Kalmenson hello! I have managed to incorporate my eternal woodstock nation spirit with the high tech 21st century world. I am an artist/writer/photographer, who dabbles
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Red Knots. Photo: Gail Deterra / Audubon Photography Awards The Delaware River Basin Restoration Program was created by federal legislation in 2016. This innovative program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service coordinates restoration and protection activities across the Delaware River Watershed through competitive grants and technical assistance. Nonprofit organizations as well as state and
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Green Jay. Photo: Susan Ellison/Audubon Photography Awards Texans overwhelmingly backed two bird-friendly changes to the state constitution in elections on Nov. 5—one designed to preserve the future of Texas’ state parks system and the other that would help enhance the resiliency of coastal ecosystems against future flooding. Proposition 5—which was approved by 88 percent of Texas
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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. Photo: Will Stuart Despite a slow start to the 116th Congress, over the past few months House and Senate committees are moving a number of important climate
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Arctic Tern. Photo: William Wingfield Jr./Audubon Photography Awards This month, the administration is rushing  to open up more of Alaska’s public lands to development before the end of the year.  Tongass National Forest Last month, the US Forest Service released the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) on the proposed exemption of the Tongass National Forest
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Common Mergansers. Photo: Lynn Cleveland/Audubon Photography Awards The four-year-old Colorado Water Plan—the Centennial State’s proactive response to drought, flood, unpredictable water supplies, climate change, and a booming population that is likely to rise from 5.7 million today to nearly 9 million Coloradans in the next 30 years—is now  guaranteed some of the annual $100 million
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