Senate Drops Rider Exempting Greater Sage-Grouse from Endangered Species Act

October 18, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter (Washington, D.C., October 18, 2021) The Senate FY 22 Interior Appropriations bill released today excludes a provision exempting protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the once-abundant but now rapidly declining Greater Sage-Grouse. The House of Representatives has already passed an Interior bill … Read More>>

Migratory Birds to Regain Federal Protections, but to Reverse Declines, More Action Needed

September 29, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter (Washington, D.C., September 29, 2021) Today, the Biden Administration announced that it plans to reverse a harmful rule change that undermined the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), as well as undertake a new initiative to reduce accidental but preventable bird deaths. “We are encouraged that … Read More>>

Eleven U.S. Bird Species Soon to be Declared Extinct, Including Eight Hawaiian Birds

September 29, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter (Washington, D.C., September 29, 2021) Eleven U.S. bird species are on their way to being declared extinct — and "eight of them are in Hawai'i,” noted Mike Parr, President of American Bird Conservancy (ABC), commenting on news announced today by the U.S. Fish and … Read More>>

Birding Is for Everyone: Broadening Horizons of a Popular Pastime

September 23, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter (Washington, D.C., September 23, 2021) Birdability and American Bird Conservancy (ABC) are launching a partnership in October that begins with a co-hosted online interview series entitled “Birdability Birders: Conversations about Birding with Access Challenges.” Through the partnership, ABC and Birdability aim to promote accessibility, … Read More>>

Request for Proposals: $100K Available for Scaling up Bird Conservation through Sustainable Investment Opportunities

September 23, 2021

(Para leer la versión en español de este mensaje, presione aquí.) Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter Expert Contact: Andrés Anchondo, Conservation Specialist | aanchondo@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., September 23, 2021) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is soliciting proposals in support of the development of scalable investment opportunities that have the potential … Read More>>

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