Wood Duck. Photo: Jess Deitz/Audubon Photography Awards WASHINGTON  – “President Trump may have pardoned a turkey this week, but he’s in a frenzy to finalize his bird-killer policy before the end of the year.” said David Yarnold, president and CEO of the National Audubon Society. “The administration lost in court and is sidestepping that ruling with
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This year our conservation leaders, bird advocates, college students, ambassadors, volunteers, and scientists accomplished amazing things. Through mid-November, more than 196,000 of us contacted decision-makers more than 771,400 times on behalf of birds. All of the accomplishments listed below come from the hard work and dedication of our members, chapters, volunteers, and staff. We’re very proud
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Illustration: Joe Ciardiello Who’s Kenn? Simply put, Kenn is a national treasure. A renowned birder, author, and conservationist, Kenn Kaufman has spent his life dedicated to observing birds, reading about birds, writing about birds, and sharing the world of birds with others. With all that birdy knowledge in his brain, he also acts as the field editor for Audubon magazine. So, whenever we
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Wilson’s Phalarope. Photo: Max Malmquist The freedom of flight. Colors. Birdsong. Biodiversity. Migration. The connection with the natural world. The connection with people. An escape from the mundane. I can’t count the number of reasons why I love birding so much. But one tops the list: the times where I am lucky enough to witness unexpected,
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In September, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, testifying on behalf of Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso’s latest bill to gut the Endangered Species Act (ESA) peddled the fake-news narrative that the ESA is “broken.” States would do a better job recovering endangered wildlife, Gordon testified, ignoring the obvious reality that every single species protected under the ESA
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In a last-ditch attempt to make good on promises to the oil and gas industry, the Trump administration is rushing to formalize plans to drill for oil in the Arctic national wildlife refuge before Joe Biden takes office. On Tuesday, the Bureau of Land Management initiated the process with a formal “call for nominations”, inviting
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