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Farm Bill Deal Boosts Bird Conservation, Avoids Many Harmful Rollbacks

December 12, 2018

Contact: Steve Holmer, American Bird Conservancy, Vice President of Policy, Phone: 202-888-7490 | Email: (Washington, D.C., December 12, 2018) Congress has reached an agreement to renew the Farm Bill, which is crucial for migratory bird conservation and sustaining essential habitat for more than 100 bird species, from Bobolinks to Northern Bobwhite quail. Farm Bill programs provide … Read More>>

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Biologists Respond to ‘Science Denialism' Regarding Outdoor Cat Control

December 3, 2018

Contact: Grant Sizemore, American Bird Conservancy, Director of Invasive Species Programs. Phone 202-888-7480 | Email: (Washington, D.C., December 3, 2018) A new open access study by leading scientists rebuts unfounded criticisms and reaffirms the need for effective outdoor cat control. According to researchers, coordinated critics have mounted a “misinformation campaign designed to purposefully fabricate … Read More>>


Refuges of Endangered Species Mapped, Providing Opportunity to Prevent Global Species Extinctions

November 14, 2018

Contact: Amy Upgren, Alliance for Zero Extinction Program Officer, Phone: 540-253-5780 | Email: (Washington, D.C., November 14, 2018) A major assessment by the international Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) – the global conservation partnership that works to identify, map, and safeguard sites holding the only known locations of highly threatened species – has created a global … Read More>>

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170+ Organizations Take Action as Border Wall Expansion Threatens Wildlife and Public Lands

November 6, 2018

Contact: Steve Holmer, Vice President for Policy, American Bird Conservancy (ABC). Phone: 202-888-7490 | Email: (Washington, D.C., November 6, 2018) A coalition of more than 170 organizations supporting wildlife conservation and public lands sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen expressing serious concern over plans to expand the United States … Read More>>

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Milwaukee Bucks' Fiserv Forum is World's First Bird-Friendly Arena

October 24, 2018

Contact: Bryan Lenz, American Bird Conservancy Bird Collisions Campaign Manager, | Barry Baum, Fiserv Forum Senior Vice President of Communications, 414-908-3781 (office), 917-847-1737 (cell), (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 24, 2018) – The Milwaukee Bucks have achieved a first with their new arena: Fiserv Forum will be the world's first bird-friendly sports and entertainment arena, upon completion of the Bucks' application for LEED Silver® … Read More>>

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