Mar 18


New Protection for Lewis's Woodpecker Habitat in Oregon

A recent land acquisition in Oregon protects a stronghold population of Lewis’s Woodpecker, one of the highest-priority birds in North America.… Read more >>

Mar 16

From the Field

In Appalachia, Landowners Create New Habitat for Forest Birds

Foresters and biologists call it the dynamic forest: A sustainable approach to forest management that creates a mosaic of trees of different ages and species, which grow and change over time while preserving healthy habitat for forest birds and other wildlife. … Read more >>

Mar 08


Agency Helps Birds, Urges An End to Open Pipes

Uncapped pipes that mark mining claims are death traps for birds. Now the Bureau of Land Management is calling for an end to this dangerous practice.… Read more >>

Mar 03

From the Field

Video: Hawaiian Petrels Journey to Safety

This short film chronicles conservationists’ daring efforts to move nestling petrels to a predator-free area where they will hopefully start a new colony.… Read more >>

Feb 27


For Rare Hawaiian Birds, Cats Are Unwelcome Neighbors

To save Hawai‘i’s endangered seabirds and forest birds from extinction, we must acknowledge the challenges outdoor cats pose — and work collaboratively to reduce this threat.… Read more >>

Feb 25


Native or Not? Hawaiian Birds Aren't Always What They Seem

Few people, even those who live in Hawai'i, know which species are native and which are not — in part because introduced birds dominate the developed areas where most people live.… Read more >>

Feb 12


Agreement for Seabirds Gets Another Look in Congress

Thirteen countries support the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, which protects 31 species of seabirds from worldwide fishing threats. Proposed legislation would make the United States a party to the agreement.… Read more >>

Feb 04


Colombian Reserve Secures More Habitat for Rare Tanager

The Tanagers Reserve, on the western slope of the Andes, harbors the endangered Gold-ringed Tanager and more than 250 endemic and migratory bird species.… Read more >>

Jan 29


Migratory Birds Gain Protection of Winter Habitat in Guatemala

Tapon Creek Nature Reserve protects more than 1,600 acres of lowland forests, which in winter harbor many species of neotropical migratory birds.… Read more >>

Jan 20


Conservation Groups Urge Government to Protect Greater Sage-Grouse from Mining

In a letter this month to the Bureau of Land Management, more than 80 conservation groups support a 10-million-acre mineral withdrawal to protect Greater Sage-Grouse habitat from hardrock mining.… Read more >>