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

New York State Proclaims 2018 the Year of the Bird
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New York State Proclaims 2018 the Year of the Bird

Celebrating native and migratory birds and the places they need in New York

Erin McGrath on President Trump’s MBTA decision
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Erin McGrath on President Trump’s MBTA decision

Audubon New York's Policy Manager speaks out about the MBTA rollback and action taken by NYS.

Flocking Together to Defend an Important Bird Law
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Flocking Together to Defend an Important Bird Law

A Bird Festival on Long Island has Soaring Success

New York leads Eight States in Filing Federal Lawsuit to Restore Bird Protection Law
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New York leads Eight States in Filing Federal Lawsuit to Restore Bird Protection Law

Birds in Greater Jeopardy Under Current Federal Interpretation

Three Ways You Can Help Migrating Birds This Fall
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Three Ways You Can Help Migrating Birds This Fall

Migrants heading south face myriad man-made obstacles, but there are actions we can all take to save their lives.

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.