Audubon New York in the News

Statewide conservation highlights

Constitution Marsh Audubon Center & Sanctuary Photo: Eric Lind

One of 22 state agencies of the National Audubon Society, Audubon New York is a leading conservation organization within New York State. Our vast network of more than 50,000 members and 27 affiliated chapters uniquely positions us to address conservation through a suite of science, education, advocacy, and grassroots programs. The articles below are a sampling of our work and progress from around the state.

Top Stories

Erin McGrath on President Trump’s MBTA decision
News

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.

Onondaga Lake Paddling
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Onondaga Lake Paddling

Bringing boating back to Onondaga Lake

Hempstead Town's efforts to protect piping plovers pay off, officials say
Coasts

Hempstead Town's efforts to protect piping plovers pay off, officials say

The sand-colored birds are considered endangered in New York and have been protected through the federal Endangered Species Act since 1986.

Bird Watching 101: A Guide for Beginners
Birding

Bird Watching 101: A Guide for Beginners

A fun and rewarding pastime- here's how to get started birding!

Hempstead Town Launches Awareness Campaign To Protect Endangered Species With Students And Conservationists
Be A Good Egg

Hempstead Town Launches Awareness Campaign To Protect Endangered Species With Students And Conservationists

Students' artwork will remind beach-goers to 'Share the Shore' with nesting birds.

Domtar & AFF Announce Partnership for Forest Conservation and Bird Habitat
News

Domtar & AFF Announce Partnership for Forest Conservation and Bird Habitat

Paper and pulp manufacturer and forest conservation non-profit to assist private woodland owners in forest stewardship for at-risk bird species

DEC Announces 2018 I Bird NY Challenges
Get Outside

DEC Announces 2018 I Bird NY Challenges

I Bird NY Engages New Yorkers of All Ages and Abilities in Beginning Birding

Governor Cuomo Advances 'Save Our Waters' Bill To Prohibit Offshore Drilling Infrastructure In New York Waters
Coasts

Governor Cuomo Advances 'Save Our Waters' Bill To Prohibit Offshore Drilling Infrastructure In New York Waters

New York Moves to Protect Coastal Communities and $23 Billion Marine Economy from Environmental Disasters.

Renovations to begin at songbirds’ home in Oyster Bay
Centers, Sanctuaries & Chapters

Renovations to begin at songbirds’ home in Oyster Bay

Audubon New York to implement a "reimagining" of the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center.

Old-Growth Is Great, But Here’s Why We Need New-Growth Forests, Too
Working Lands

Old-Growth Is Great, But Here’s Why We Need New-Growth Forests, Too

Learn why forest complexity is needed to create better habitat for bird species.