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American Bird Conservancy and Glass Company Alliance Join Forces to Prevent Collisions

April 23, 2019

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org Expert Contact: Chris Sheppard, Director, ABC Glass Collisions Program, 646-661-1862 | csheppard@abcbirds.org (Washington, DC, April 23, 2019) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is announcing a partnership with the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) to expand ABC's successful collision solutions rating program. The partners aim to … Read More>>

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Endangered Bird Gains New Support in The Bahamas

April 17, 2019

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org Expert Contact: Shawn Graff, Vice President, Great Lakes Region, 262-707-5700 | sgraff@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., April 17, 2019) The Kirtland's Warbler — one of the rarest nesting migratory songbirds in the United States and Canada — now has additional support, thanks to the establishment of … Read More>>

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Species Unseen for 47 Years Rediscovered Near Colombian Town Named for Miracles

April 12, 2019

Contact: Wendy Willis, American Bird Conservancy, Deputy Director of International Programs, 540-253-5780 | wwillis@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., April 12, 2019) The Antioquia Brushfinch, a rusty-crowned Colombian songbird described as a new species 12 years ago, based solely on old museum specimens, eluded scientists until it was documented for the first time in the wild in January … Read More>>

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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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