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
Press Room

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.

Read more

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

NYS FY17-18 Executive Budget

Audubon New York releases statement regarding impact on Audubon priorities.

Read more

Advocacy News

Become an Audubon Ambassador
Advocacy

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
Advocacy

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
Press Room

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.
Erin Crotty Testifies Before Senate on Long Island Sound Bill
Press Room

Erin Crotty Testifies Before Senate on Long Island Sound Bill

— Executive Director of Audubon New York Urges Continued Support of the Long Island Sound Restoration & Stewardship Act in the Face of Federal Budget Cut Discussions
Attorney General Schneiderman Honored with Audubon New York’s  William Hoyt Environmental Excellence Award
2016 News

Attorney General Schneiderman Honored with Audubon New York’s William Hoyt Environmental Excellence Award

— Recognized for his outstanding work on behalf of environmental protection and natural resource conservation at the spring council meeting of New York's Audubon Chapters
Audubon New York Commends NYS for Promoting Living Shorelines
Press Room

Audubon New York Commends NYS Plan for Living Shoreline Techniques

— Formal comments submitted on Tidal Wetlands Guidance Document.
Audubon New York Releases Statement on NYS FY17-18 Executive Budget Proposal
Advocacy

NYS FY17-18 Executive Budget

Audubon New York releases statement regarding impact on Audubon priorities.

NYSERDA's Proposed Wind Energy Area Draws Comments from Audubon New York
Press Room

NYSERDA's Proposed Wind Energy Area Draws Comments from Audubon New York

— Additional assessment of potential impacts on birds through new and useful data urged.
Statement from Audubon New York Executive Director Erin Crotty on Plan 2014
Press Room

Audubon NY Statement on Plan 2014

— Plan recognized as historic opportunity.