Benefiting Kites and Much More: Forest Companies, Conservation Groups, and Researchers Join Forces to Inform Sustainable Forest Management and Identify Potential Enhancements

July 8, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, ABC Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter The Swallow-tailed Kite is one of North America's most beautiful birds of prey, dazzling anyone lucky enough to see this fork-tailed, white-and-black bird sail overhead on 4-foot-wide wings. Swallow-tailed Kites are long-distance migrants that spend their spring and summer months in the southeastern … Read More>>

Bird Conservation Groups File Lawsuit to Improve New York Renewable Energy Regulation

June 29, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, ABC Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter (Washington, D.C., June 29, 2021) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) today filed suit (Case 905502-21), along with other bird conservation groups and other stakeholders, against the New York Office of Renewable Energy Siting (ORES) for failure to comply with the State Environmental Quality Review Act … Read More>>

Bird Group Reimburses Microchip Costs for Maine's Pet Cats

June 9, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is pleased to announce one final extension of our microchip cost reimbursement program for Maine's cat owners through April 30, 2022 (or until funds are exhausted). Applicants can now receive up to $40 in reimbursement funds for new microchips. Interested … Read More>>

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

June 3, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter (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 three confirmed sightings of the small flycatcher since it was first described in 1899. … 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@abcbirds.org | @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>>

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