Advocacy

How we fight for birds.

Eastern Bluebird Photo: Jim Chagares, APA 2011

Audubon New York's advocacy objective is to advance critical policies that are needed to protect our most threatened bird species and the habitats they depend on in New York State. 

NY State Budget Includes Critical New Funding for Environmental Protection
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NY State Budget Extender Includes Critical New Funding for Environmental Protection

Audubon New York commends Governor Cuomo & NY legislative leaders for their demonstrated commitment to protecting & restoring NY’s environment for birds, people, & communities.

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Audubon New York Releases Statement on NYS FY17-18 Executive Budget Proposal
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NYS FY17-18 Executive Budget

Audubon New York releases statement regarding impact on Audubon priorities.

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Advocacy News

2018 Legislative Round-Up
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2018 Legislative Round-Up

End-of-Session Updates on Audubon New York's Legislative Priorities

Audubon Praises Commitment to Conservation in 2018 Senate Farm Bill
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Audubon Praises Commitment to Conservation in 2018 Senate Farm Bill

Bill moves to conference committee: Audubon urges robust conservation in final bill

Be a Voice for Birds & the Places They Need
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Be a Voice for Birds & the Places They Need

Attend your local hearing & learn more about the development of the Action Plan for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

Audubon Ambassadors Expanding their Flock in Year of the Bird
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Audubon Ambassadors Expanding their Flock in Year of the Bird

Volunteers statewide are taking action to protect birds from the impacts of climate change.

Audubon New York Commends Governor Cuomo for Continued Commitment & Leadership in Protecting NY’s Environment
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Audubon New York Commends Governor Cuomo for Continued Commitment & Leadership in Protecting NY’s Environment

— The 2018-19 Executive Budget proposal includes several of Audubon’s policy and fiscal priorities, including $300 million for the Environmental Protection Fund.
Conservation Policy Resolutions
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Conservation Policy Resolutions

2018 New York Audubon Chapter Council Resolutions

 Arctic Drilling in the Tax Plan is Anathema to New York Conservation Groups
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Arctic Drilling in the Tax Plan is Anathema to New York Conservation Groups

— Environmental organizations decry efforts to open wildlife refuge to oil and gas drilling, urge New York delegation to oppose harmful legislation.
2017 New York State Legislative Overview
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2017 New York State Legislative Overview

New York's 2017 environmental victories and continuing concerns.

Audubon and Partners Comment on the Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan
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Audubon and Partners Comment on the Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan

— Audubon and partners submit formal comments on the environmental conditions, issues, and concerns that should be considered during the Lake Ontario LAMP drafting process.