New Guide Outlines Nine Steps for Creating a Highly Effective Private Reserve

May 18, 2022

(May 18, 2022) Privately protected areas (PPAs) are gaining momentum, as governments around the world, including those of the U.S. and Canada, set ambitious targets to protect 30 percent of their land and nearshore areas by 2030 (an initiative abbreviated as “30 x 30”). Although nongovernmental private reserves can be a powerful way for communities to … Read More>>

Changes to Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Would Strengthen Efforts to Reverse Bird Declines

May 12, 2022

(May 12, 2022) In good news for migratory birds, Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) have introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA), one of the nation's most important bird conservation laws. The bill would provide a four-fold increase in funding to help conserve species like … Read More>>

Misguiding Lights: American Bird Conservancy Highlights Artificial Light's Link to Bird-Glass Collisions

May 12, 2022

(May 12, 2022) Spring migration is upon us, and billions of birds are navigating north under the night sky. Unfortunately, many won't make it to their destinations.  As highlighted by this year's Migratory Bird Day theme of light pollution, millions of birds traveling over North America will become disoriented by artificial light and die after a … Read More>>

Conservation of Galapagos Petrels on Private Lands

May 4, 2022

(Para leer la versión en español de este mensaje, presione aquí.) (May 4, 2022) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is representing a collaborative project focused on the conservation of Galapagos Petrels at the 2022 World Seabird Twitter Conference. To help the Galapagos Petrel safely raise chicks and recover its numbers, ABC is working with partners to … Read More>>

Nearly 7 Million Trees Planted: Celebrating 20 Years of Reforestation Efforts

April 28, 2022

(April 28, 2022) Imagine tens of thousands of saplings carried up windswept peaks by women, men, children, and even llamas, then planted in a single day on nearly vertical mountain slopes. This annual event in the Peruvian Andes is just one example of the tree-planting efforts American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has supported over the past … Read More>>

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