New Report Reveals Bird Conservation Efforts Are Critical in the Face of Climate Change

March 11, 2010

  For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210 American Oystercatcher. Photo: © Ralph Wright (Washington, D.C., March 11, 2010) Dr. David Pashley, Vice President of American Bird Conservancy – the nation's leading bird conservation organization – cautioned today that as climate change impacts are increasingly felt throughout the United States and beyond, conservation efforts affecting … Read More>>

Proposed Legislation Would Prevent Millions of Bird Deaths

March 10, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210 Bird netting looking out. Photo: © Christine Sheppard. (Washington, D.C., March 10, 2010) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) – the nation’s leading bird conservation organization – applauded legislation introduced by Illinois Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) that will help prevent the deaths of millions of birds that collide with windows … Read More>>

American Bird Conservancy Urges No Net Loss of Sagebrush

March 5, 2010

Sage Grouse Decision Disappointing For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210     Greater Sage Grouse. Photo: © Alan Wilson (Washington, D.C., March 5, 2010) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) – the nation’s leading bird conservation organization – today called the decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the greater sage-grouse disappointing, but hopeful. … Read More>>

Three California Condors Die from Lead Poisoning

March 2, 2010

California Condor, Photo: ©FWS (Washington, D.C., March 2, 2010) After three years without a confirmed mortality due to lead poisoning, three California Condors in Northern Arizona have recently died from ingesting lead. The condors, including a female and her chick, were recovered by The Peregrine Fund, the organization responsible for the condor release program in … Read More>>

Due to Population Decline and Energy Development, Sage-Grouse Listing Called for by American Bird Conservancy

February 22, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210 BLM Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan Deemed Deficient Greater Sage Grouse. Photo: © Alan Wilson (Washington, D.C., February 22, 2010) Citing that numbers of the Greater Sage-Grouse have dramatically diminished in recent decades, and the continued expansion of energy developments that threaten the species’ sagebrush habitat, the President … Read More>>

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