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6 Fun Facts About Hummingbirds
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6 Fun Facts About Hummingbirds

You’ll never look at these little birds the same way again.

Student Scientists Conduct Hands-On Experiments and Investigate Onondaga Lake Watershed During Honeywell Summer Science Week
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Student Scientists Conduct Hands-On Experiments and Investigate Onondaga Lake Watershed During Honeywell Summer Science Week

Eighth-Grade Field Scientists Sample Local Creeks and Become Environmental Stewards; Program Instills Confidence in Science and Math

Book Review: Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island
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Book Review: Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island

Author Deborah Rivel, shares with us how to birdwatch in the most urban of environments.

Bird Banding: A Valuable Conservation Tool
Coasts

Banding Birds on the Shores of Long Island

Collaborating with partners leverages conservation impact for Seas and Shores Program

Community Volunteers Explore Turtle Habitat and Volunteer-Built Bird Nesting Structures
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Community Volunteers Explore Turtle Habitat and Volunteer-Built Bird Nesting Structures

Members of the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps Construct, Install, and Survey Habitat Structures and Bird Boxes along the Western Shoreline of Onondaga Lake

Sagamore Hill National Historical Site Restoring Native Plants on Long Island
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Sagamore Hill National Historical Site Restoring Native Plants on Long Island

In partnership with Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society (“HOBAS”), Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center and Audubon New York, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site is preparing for a native plant demonstration garden to be installed this week.

Audubon New York Applauds Governor Cuomo and Legislature for Historic Investment in  Protecting the Environment
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Audubon New York Applauds Governor Cuomo and Legislature for Historic Investment in Protecting the Environment

— NYS FY16-17 budget includes increased funding for the Environmental Protection Fund, Water Infrastructure and Improvement Act, and State Parks that solidifies New York’s commitment to sustainable economic and environmental recovery.
Assemblyman Steve Otis Honored with Audubon New York’s William Hoyt Environmental Excellence Award
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Assemblyman Steve Otis Honored with Audubon New York’s 2016 William Hoyt Environmental Excellence Award

— Recognized for his leadership in supporting the Wastewater Infrastructure Improvement Act, Climate Change Work Group, and Environmental Conservation and Parks committees.
Nature Education Programs For Brooklyn Residents Offered by Audubon New York and Prospect Park Alliance
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Spring 2016 Nature Education Programs for Brooklyn Residents

— New funding allows for nature programs geared towards adults to be offered in Brooklyn
Bird-Focused Habitat Management Workshop on April 30th for St. Lawrence Valley Land Owners
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Bird-Focused Habitat Management Workshop

— April 30th event in Canton brings together landowners and wildlife and habitat experts.