Protect Greater Sage-Grouse from Mining, Urge Conservation Groups

January 19, 2016

Contact: Steve Holmer, American Bird Conservancy, 202-888-7490, sholmer@abcbirds.org. (Washington, D.C., January 19, 2016) More than 80 bird and habitat-conservation organizations have signed a comment letter supporting a proposed 10-million acre mineral withdrawal to protect Greater Sage-Grouse habitat from hard rock mining. The letter also urges the Bureau of Land Management to go further and protect … Read More>>

Expansion of Brazilian "Songbird Forest" Reserve Protects Some of the World's Rarest Birds

January 5, 2016

Contact: Jennifer Howard, American Bird Conservancy, 202-888-7472 (Washington, D.C., Jan. 5, 2016) The Brazilian conservation group Fundação Biodiversitas, with support from American Bird Conservancy, has secured a tract of vital Atlantic Forest habitat for the Stresemann's Bristlefront, listed as Critically Endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and other rare species like … Read More>>

Northern Spotted Owl Populations in Rapid Decline, New Study Reports

December 10, 2015

Contact: Steve Holmer, American Bird Conservancy, 202-888-7490 (Washington, DC, December 10, 2015) The Northern Spotted Owl is in decline across its entire range, and its rate of decline is increasing—that is the conclusion of a major demographic study produced by federal scientists, published Wednesday, December 9, 2015, in the journal “The Condor.” The study examined survey … Read More>>

Report Highlights 10 Rare Species with 'No Room to Roam'

November 19, 2015

Contacts: George Wallace, ABC, (540) 253-5780 | Chris Farmer, ABC, (808) 987-1779 | Derek Goldman, Endangered Species Coalition, (406) 721-3218 (Washington, D.C., November 19, 2015) Habitat loss and conversion, dams, roads, and other developments are among the leading causes of wildlife habitat fragmentation, according to a new report by the Endangered Species Coalition. The report, No Room to Roam: 10 American Species … Read More>>

New Program Rates Bird-Smart Glass Products for Homeowners and Architects

November 18, 2015

Contact: Glenn Phillips, 646-661-1852 (Washington, D.C., Nov. 18, 2015) Collisions with glass windows kill hundreds of millions of birds each year in the United States, but thanks to American Bird Conservancy's new Bird-Smart Glass Program, a list of 18 tested, proven products is now available to help homeowners and architects identify simple but effective solutions to stop … Read More>>

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