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

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.
Audubon New York Comments on NYSDEC Plan Regarding Habitat Management Methods
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Audubon New York Comments on NYSDEC Plan Regarding Habitat Management Methods

— Draft plan describes and evaluates habitat management methods used on nearly 234,000 acres of state land.
Audubon New York Supports NYSDEC Proposal to Close Pikes Beach to Horseshoe Crab Harvesting
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Audubon New York Supports DEC Plan for Pikes Beach

— Conservation leader supports beach closure, citing long-term benefits for migrating shorebirds.
Become an Audubon Ambassador
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Become an Audubon Ambassador

Use your voice to help birds in a changing climate.

Audubon Volunteers Are Counting Bluebirds and Nuthatches to Better Understand Climate Change
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Audubon Volunteers Are Counting Bluebirds and Nuthatches to Better Understand Climate Change

A pilot program called Climate Watch aims to use on-the-ground observations to validate Audubon’s climate modeling, which predicts how birds’ territory ranges will shift in response to a changing climate.

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.