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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>>


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>>


Conservation Groups and Citizens Tell Congress: 'We Stand Together for Birds'

February 27, 2017

Contact: Steve Holmer, 202-888-7490, or Jennifer Howard, 202-888-7472 (Washington, D.C., February 27, 2017) As Congress and the Administration consider major policy changes affecting birds and public lands, hundreds of conservation groups, birdwatching clubs, and wildlife rehabilitators, along with tens of thousands of individual citizens, have endorsed a Together for Birds petition asking lawmakers to continue … Read More>>

Lawsuit to Protect Piping Plovers at Jones Beach Will Proceed

February 10, 2017

Contact: Jennifer Howard, Director of Public Relations, 202-888-7472 (Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 2017) A federal judge has ruled that American Bird Conservancy (ABC) may proceed with its lawsuit against the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (Parks Office) over feral cat colonies at Jones Beach, N.Y. In a ruling issued earlier … Read More>>

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American Bird Conservancy Founder to Step Down

January 24, 2017

(Washington, D.C., Jan. 24, 2017) Twenty-three years after founding American Bird Conservancy, George Fenwick is stepping down as the group's president. He leaves behind an organization with an international reputation for conserving habitat and combating the most serious threats to native birds throughout the Americas. Fenwick said the decision to leave had not been an … Read More>>

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