Northwestern University Takes Action to Make Buildings Bird-Friendly

March 23, 2018

Contact: Jennifer Howard, American Bird Conservancy, Bob Rowley, Northwestern University, 847-491-4889, or Paul Sevilla, Northwestern University, 847-491-5875 (Evanston, IL, March 23, 2018) Working with the local community and experts from American Bird Conservancy, Northwestern University is using state-of-the-art solutions to keep birds from dying in collisions with glass walls and windows. The measures put Northwestern … Read More>>

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Congressional Budget Delivers Benefits for Birds

March 22, 2018

Contact: Jennifer Howard, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 (Washington, D.C., March 22, 2018) The $1.3 trillion spending agreement reached by Congress this week contains good news for birds and bird conservation. Legislators increased funding for State of the Birds activities to $3 million, giving a boost to the conservation of endangered forest birds in Hawaii, … Read More>>

Sen. Whitehouse Endorsement Boosts Migratory Bird Conservation Bill in Senate

February 15, 2018

Contact: Jennifer Howard, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 (Washington, D.C., February 15, 2018) In good news for migratory birds, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has endorsed the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA), one of the nation's most important bird conservation laws. Now called the Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act, and co-sponsored by Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and … Read More>>

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Maryland Legislature Considers Bird-Friendly Building Design

February 14, 2018

Contact: Jennifer Howard, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 (Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2018) Maryland legislators are poised to make all new state buildings in Maryland safer for birds. This week, a bipartisan group of sponsors introduced bills in the Maryland House (HB 986) and Senate (SB 1009) calling for new state buildings to incorporate bird-safe building … Read More>>

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Groups Call for Stronger Measures to Conserve Sage-Grouse

December 1, 2017

Contacts: Steve Holmer, American Bird Conservancy, (202) 888-7490; Erik Molvar, Western Watersheds Project, (307) 399-7910; Michael Saul, Center for Biological Diversity, (303) 915-8308; Rebecca Fischer, WildEarth Guardians, (406) 698-1489; Gustave Axelson, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, (607) 379-9300 (Washington, D.C., Dec. 1, 2017) Conserving Greater Sage-Grouse requires more habitat protection, not less. That's the message conservation groups are … Read More>>

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