Court Overturns Administration Efforts to Weaken the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

August 11, 2020

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter Expert Contact: Steve Holmer, Vice President of Policy, 202-888-7490 | sholmer@abcbirds.org (Washington, D.C., August 11, 2020) A federal court today overturned an Administration reinterpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) that had upended decades of enforcement and let industry polluters off … Read More>>

ABC Joins the BirdLife International Global Partnership for Bird Conservation

August 6, 2020

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 | jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter Program Contact: Mike Parr, President, 202-888-7486 | mparr@abcbirds.org | @michaeljparr (Washington, D.C., August 6, 2020) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is delighted to join the BirdLife International partnership, becoming the second BirdLife Partner in the United States alongside the National Audubon Society. “It's … Read More>>

Creating a More Just, Equitable, Diverse, and Inclusive Bird Community

August 5, 2020

American Bird Conservancy (ABC) not only celebrates the diversity of birds, but also the diversity of all who celebrate and conserve birds. We unequivocally condemn racism in all its forms. We are committed to doing our utmost to support social justice and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) within our organization and across the bird conservation … Read More>>

MILESTONE: Nevada Court Protects Nesting Bi-State Sage-Grouse from Off-Road Vehicles

July 28, 2020

On July 7, 2020, American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and other advocates for the rare Bi-State Sage-Grouse won in a legal case against off-roaders who planned a 250-mile dirt bike rally in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest — one of the last places this isolated population of Greater Sage-Grouse can breed. The Nevada District Court upheld U.S. Forest … Read More>>

MILESTONE: New Heights for Decade-Long Brazilian Parakeet Recovery

July 23, 2020

The Gray-breasted Parakeet conservation project run by the Brazilian conservation organization Aquasis, with support from American Bird Conservancy (ABC), reached a new level of success with its nest box program in 2020, when 388 of the Endangered birds fledged. The project provides a shining example of how conservation partners can join with communities to save … Read More>>

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