Vilcanota Trek_ECOAN_PressRelease

MILESTONE: New Community Reserve Declared in Peru

February 4, 2020

In January 2020, the Peruvian government's Ministry of Environment recognized the Kuntur Wachana Private Conservation Area, a 3,185-acre community-owned protected landscape of mountain grasslands, wetlands, and elfin forests high in the Vilcanota range of the Andes. This new Private Conservation Area, or PCA, sits near the word-famous Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. The local agricultural … Read More>>

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Request for Proposals: $100K Available for Impact Investment Projects Benefiting Birds in Latin America

February 3, 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak and the disruptions it has caused in the Americas, ABC is extending the deadline to submit proposals to April 17, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Andrés Anchondo, Migratory Bird Specialist, at impact.investing@abcbirds.org. Debido al brote de coronavirus y las interrupciones que ha causado en el continente, ABC … Read More>>

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New Rule Severely Weakens Migratory Bird Treaty Act

January 30, 2020

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org| @JERutter Expert Contact: Steve Holmer, ABC Vice President of Policy, 202-888-7490 | sholmer@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., January 30, 2020) The Administration today proposed a new federal regulation that will further weaken the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), a landmark law that for decades has protected and … Read More>>

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Rally in Henrico to Save Virginia's Largest Waterbird Colony, Jan. 23, 8:45 am

January 22, 2020

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter (Washington, D.C., January 22, 2020) American Bird Conservancy (ABC), other conservation groups, and concerned citizens will rally this week to demand action for the 20,000 or more migratory birds that will be homeless this spring due to the Commonwealth of Virginia's decision … Read More>>

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Virginia on Collision Course with Bird Groups, Feds Over Bird Colony Destruction

January 14, 2020

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter Expert Contact: Mike Parr, President, 202-888-7486 | mparr@abcbirds.org | @michaeljparr (Washington, D.C., January 14, 2020) Without immediate action, at least 20,000 migratory birds will be homeless this spring thanks to the Commonwealth of Virginia's decision to pave Hampton Roads' South Island without … Read More>>

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