Chlorpyrifos on Track to Poison Birds and People for Next 5 Years

March 30, 2017

Contact: Cynthia Palmer, American Bird Conservancy, 202-888-7475 (Washington, D.C., March 30, 2017)  "We're disgusted by Mr. Pruitt's decision to yield to corporate interests, given the dangers posed by chlorpyrifos to birds, children, and agricultural workers,” said Cynthia Palmer, Pesticide Program Director at American Bird Conservancy (ABC). Chlorpyrifos, one of the most-used pesticides in the United States, … Read More>>

Bird Groups Sue to Stop Lake Erie Wind Project

March 27, 2017

Contact: Michael Hutchins, American Bird Conservancy, (301) 367-5053, or Kimberly Kaufman, Black Swamp Bird Observatory, (419) 898-4070 x 201 (Washington, D.C., March 27, 2017) Two leading bird conservation groups, American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO), have filed a lawsuit against the Ohio Air National Guard (ANG) over its plans to build … Read More>>

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New Breeding Area for Rare Macaw Discovered in Bolivia

March 21, 2017

Contact: Jennifer Howard, Director of Public Relations, American Bird Conservancy, 202-888-7472, or Márton Hardy, Communications Officer, Asociación Armonía, 591-3-356-8808 Media: Photos and video of Blue-throated Macaw are available here. (Washington, D.C., March 21, 2017) An expedition led by the Bolivian conservation organization Asociación Armonía has discovered a new nesting area for the Critically Endangered Blue-throated … Read More>>

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President's Budget Threatens Bird Conservation and Public Lands

March 16, 2017

Contact: Jennifer Howard, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472, or Steve Holmer, Vice President of Policy, 202-888-7490. (Washington, D.C., March 16, 2017) President Trump's proposed 2018 budget would gut major programs and protections for birds and for America's public lands, and put decades of conservation work at risk. American Bird Conservancy urges all Americans who care … Read More>>

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American Bird Conservancy and Cornell Lab of Ornithology Join Forces

March 13, 2017

Contact: Jennifer Howard, Director of Public Relations, American Bird Conservancy, 202-888-7472 (Washington, D.C., March 13, 2017) Two leading bird conservation groups, American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, have launched “Science to Action,” a partnership aimed at reversing decades of population declines for migratory birds in the Americas. Bringing together the Cornell … Read More>>

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