Bird Group Reimburses Microchip Costs for Maine's Pet Cats

June 9, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| | @JERutter American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has announced a new program this summer to support the increased identification of Maine's pet cats. Cat owners residing in the state and interested in participating can submit a simple form by August 31, 2021, to receive assistance in helping … Read More>>

FOUND: After Dodging Rediscovery for Nearly 16 Years, a Tiny Bird Reveals Itself to Expedition in Venezuela

June 3, 2021

Media Contact: John C. Mittermeier, American Bird Conservancy | | +1 202-888-7469 | Eliana Fierro-Calderon, American Bird Conservancy | | +1 330 -317-5551 (June 3, 2021) An expedition team in Venezuela, led by ornithologist David Ascanio and supported by American Bird Conservancy (ABC), rediscovered the Urich's Tyrannulet last month. There have only been … Read More>>

Approval of First Large-Scale U.S. Offshore Wind Facility Spurs New Industry — and Impacts to Birds

May 18, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, ABC Director of Public Relations | | @JERutter On May 11, 2021, the Vineyard Wind 1 project was approved by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to become the country's first large-scale offshore wind energy facility. This project will consist of up to eighty-four 800-foot-tall turbines, located off the … Read More>>

New York Fast-Track Renewable Energy Regulation Paves Way for High-Risk Wind Project

April 27, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, ABC Director of Public Relations | | @JERutter Expert Contact: Joel Merriman, ABC Bird-Smart Wind Energy Campaign Director, 202-888-7471 | (Washington, D.C., April 27, 2021) A proposed wind energy facility in Orleans County, New York, is among the first projects proposed under the state's new renewable energy development law. … Read More>>

Expedition to Colombia's Alto Sinú Finds Dozens of Bird Species New to Córdoba Department

March 31, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations | | @JERutter Expert Contact: Eliana Fierro-Calderon, International Conservation Project Officer | Versión en español abajo. (Washington, D.C., March 31, 2021) A recent expedition to Alto Sinú in the Department of Córdoba, Colombia, led by Sociedad Ornitológica de Córdoba, Asociación Calidris (BirdLife in Colombia), and … Read More>>

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