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“The Trend is Ominous”: Statement on Sage-Grouse from American Bird Conservancy

March 15, 2019

The Administration has finalized major changes to the 2015 Greater Sage-Grouse conservation plans. These changes gut vital protections for the grouse; undermine the deal made by Western states and federal officials; and create uncertainty for millions of Westerners and the bird. The revised plans eliminate vital protections for the sage-grouse. Specifically, most of the Sagebrush … Read More>>

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Public Lands Bill Provides ‘Lifeline for Migratory Birds'

February 25, 2019

Contact: Jennifer Cipolletti, Director of Conservation Advocacy, American Bird Conservancy | Phone: 202-888-7476 | Email: jcipolletti@abcbirds.org (Washington, DC, February 25, 2019) Passage of the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), expected tomorrow in the U.S. House of Representatives, will signify a bipartisan win for birds and people, and a step in the right direction toward advancing … Read More>>

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Regulators Consider Bird-smart Wind Energy Development off the California Coast

January 28, 2019

Contact: Holly Goyert, PhD, Bird-Smart Wind Energy Campaign Director, American Bird Conservancy | Phone: 202-888-7471 | Email: BirdSmartWindEnergy@abcbirds.org  (California, January 28, 2019) The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is leading an effort to consider birds in their planning of wind energy development off the shores of California, including in three areas approximately 25 to … Read More>>

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Feral Cats Relocated from Jones Beach State Park

January 8, 2019

Contacts: Grant Sizemore, American Bird Conservancy, Director of Invasive Species Programs. Phone: 202-888-7480 | Email: gsizemore@abcbirds.org | Dan Keefe, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Deputy Public Information Officer. Phone: 518-486-1868 | Email: Dan.Keefe@parks.ny.gov (NEW YORK, January 8, 2019) The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) and American Bird … Read More>>

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A Great Year for Endangered Hawaiian Seabirds

December 21, 2018

(Kilauea, Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, December 21, 2018) In 2018, conservation partners again provided a new home, safe from invasive predators, for some of Hawaiʻi's most imperiled seabirds. A total of 39 chicks, including 20 Endangered Uaʻu (Hawaiian Petrel) and 19 Threatened ʻAʻo (Newell's Shearwater), were moved from colonies in the mountains to the translocation site this … Read More>>

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