The sand-colored birds are considered endangered in New York and have been protected through the federal Endangered Species Act since 1986.
MARSH! is a program that engages volunteers to restore, protect, and enhance wildlife habitats throughout the Montezuma Wetlands Complex.
During the "Year of the Bird," Audubon and others urge the administration to reverse the harmful changes being made to the MBTA.
Five Audubon chapters in NY were honored for their work in educating the public & protecting birds and the places they need.