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Birds to Benefit from New Priorities in House Interior Appropriations Bill

May 15, 2019

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org Expert Contact: Steve Holmer, Vice President of Policy, 202-888-7480 | sholmer@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., May 15, 2019) Migratory birds and other wildlife will benefit from new funding increases proposed in the House Interior Appropriations bill released yesterday, in a move that clearly demonstrates the new U.S. House of Representatives' support of environmental issues. “We … Read More>>

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Scientists Call for New Cat Management Strategy to Reduce Risk of Toxoplasmosis

May 1, 2019

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org Expert Contact: Grant Sizemore, Director of Invasive Species, 202-888-7480 | gsizemore@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., May 1, 2019) New research published in EcoHealth by veterinary, public health, and wildlife conservation scientists, including American Bird Conservancy's (ABC's) Director of Invasive Species Programs Grant Sizemore, calls for an updated approach to … Read More>>

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American Bird Conservancy and Glass Company Alliance Join Forces to Prevent Collisions

April 23, 2019

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org Expert Contact: Chris Sheppard, Director, ABC Glass Collisions Program, 646-661-1862 | csheppard@abcbirds.org (Washington, DC, April 23, 2019) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is announcing a partnership with the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) to expand ABC's successful collision solutions rating program. The partners aim to … Read More>>

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Endangered Bird Gains New Support in The Bahamas

April 17, 2019

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org Expert Contact: Shawn Graff, Vice President, Great Lakes Region, 262-707-5700 | sgraff@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., April 17, 2019) The Kirtland's Warbler — one of the rarest nesting migratory songbirds in the United States and Canada — now has additional support, thanks to the establishment of … Read More>>

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Species Unseen for 47 Years Rediscovered Near Colombian Town Named for Miracles

April 12, 2019

Contact: Wendy Willis, American Bird Conservancy, Deputy Director of International Programs, 540-253-5780 | wwillis@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., April 12, 2019) The Antioquia Brushfinch, a rusty-crowned Colombian songbird described as a new species 12 years ago, based solely on old museum specimens, eluded scientists until it was documented for the first time in the wild in January … Read More>>

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