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Historic First for Mysterious Seabird Achieved with Net Launcher, Perseverance, and Chum

May 22, 2019

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org Expert Contact: Brad Keitt, Oceans and Islands Program Director, 831-420-7115 | bkeitt@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., May 22, 2019) An international team of seabird experts brought together by American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has captured Black-capped Petrels at sea for the first time and outfitted the endangered birds with satellite transmitters. Ten Black-capped … Read More>>

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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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