Month: July 2020

Over the last few months, we’ve committed to making Audubon an antiracist institution – a commitment built on years of learning and action. Audubon’s presence in hundreds of communities across America gives us a responsibility to help correct centuries of racial injustice by changing our internal and external practices. And that includes a reassessment of
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This piece, written by a historian and biographer of John James Audubon, is the first in a series of pieces on Audubon.org and in Audubon magazine that will reexamine the life and legacy of the organization’s namesake as we chart a course toward racial equity.  John James Audubon was a man of many identities: artist,
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Every spring, the judges of the Audubon Photography Awards gather at Audubon’s headquarters in Manhattan to review their favorite images and select the finalists. But as with much of life in 2020, this year’s awards had to be handled differently due to pandemic-related travel, work, and social-distancing restrictions. So, for our 11th annual awards, which saw more than
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THE BEEF Taste the Difference  Know what pairs nicely with fresh farmer’s market produce? 100% grass-fed beef grown locally, Prairiebird Pastures works with Missouri family farmers and ranchers who choose to go against the grain. They’re committed to treating their animals with care, creating healthy native prairies and making Missouri a haven for grassland birds.   ​ Prairiebird
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photo by Lisa Bono, CPBC It’s is a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Your plans are to go outside to enjoy the day, take in the sunshine and feel slight breeze on your skin. You want to take your parrot out with you to get vitamin D and some fresh air. Afterall, they were not
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Photo: Jim Havey/Alamy For conservation groups that have long sought increased investment in America’s public lands, victories don’t get much sweeter than the House’s passage last week of what advocates call a historic piece of bipartisan legislation. The Senate already approved the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), so as long as President Trump signs it as he’s indicated he
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American Robins. Photo: Rosemary Gillan/Audubon Photography Awards The American Robin is one of North America’s most familiar and widespread songbirds. Found in forests, fields, parks, and backyards across North America—including Mexico, Canada, and Alaska—the robin is also the official bird of three states: Connecticut, Michigan, and Wisconsin. While many people are familiar with their cheer up, cheer up, cheerily
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5 min read So fluffy 😍 Angus has a unique look that makes him stand out from the crowd.  The 3-year-old Mangalitsa pig, a breed known colloquially as “the pig-sheep,” is covered in thick, curly hair during the winter months. His coat is double-layered like a dog’s, with long wiry hair protecting a soft, fluffy
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SITKA, Alaska— The Center for Biological Diversity, Alaska Rainforest Defenders and Defenders of Wildlife petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to give Endangered Species Act protections to the Alexander Archipelago wolf in Southeast Alaska. This rare gray wolf subspecies, which inhabits the coastal rainforests of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia, faces numerous threats. Legal trapping recently
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