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

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.

Letter: Funding forest land in NY adds future benefits to all
Working Lands

Letter: Funding forest land in NY adds future benefits to all

Empire Forests for the Future Initiative will improve the health, diversity, & resiliency of NY's forests.

Living Shoreline Guidelines Announced By DEC In An Effort To Move Away From Bulkheads
Coasts

Living Shoreline Guidelines Announced By DEC In An Effort To Move Away From Bulkheads

Natural erosion control methods - living shorelines- provide habitat & greater ecological value than hardened shorelines.

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

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.
Ganondagan earns ornithology designation
News

Ganondagan earns ornithology designation

Bird Conservation Areas safeguard and enhance bird populations and their habitats.

Nonprofit dedicated to bird protection opposes Horse Creek Wind Farm
News

Nonprofit dedicated to bird protection opposes Horse Creek Wind Farm

Wind Farm would threaten bird species and their habitats within an important bird area in Northern Jefferson County.

Climate change has New York songbirds lagging spring's quickening arrival
Climate Change

Climate change has New York songbirds lagging spring's quickening arrival

A recent study shows some New York state migrating songbirds lagging on their return trips home each spring.