Coasts

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

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.
How to Become a Bird-friendly Beachgoer

How to Become a Bird-friendly Beachgoer

— Going to the beach is great, but people aren’t the only ones who enjoy it. Here’s how you can protect shorebirds while soaking up the sun.
Governor Cuomo Advances 'Save Our Waters' Bill To Prohibit Offshore Drilling Infrastructure In New York Waters

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.
How to Report Banded Shorebirds

How to Report Banded Shorebirds

— Reporting re-sightings of banded birds plays an important role in shorebird conservation.
Testimony Offshore Natural Gas and Oil Drilling Lease Authorization

Testimony Offshore Natural Gas and Oil Drilling Lease Authorization

— Audubon New York opposes expanded offshore drilling in the Atlantic.
"Be a Good Egg" on the Sound

"Be a Good Egg" on the Sound

— We are "sharing the shore" with beach-nesting birds on the Long Island Sound with the help of volunteers and beach-goers!
Living Shoreline Guidelines Announced By DEC In An Effort To Move Away From Bulkheads

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.
2017 "Share the Shore" Artwork

2017 "Share the Shore" Artwork

— We are taking a look back at some of our favorite student-designed signs urging the public to "share the shore" with birds.
2017 Coastal Field Season Summary

2017 Coastal Field Season Summary

— An overview of our efforts surveying and monitoring shorebirds on Long Island, primarily the American Oystercatcher.
Long Island Bird Banding Operation to Enhance Shorebird Conservation

Long Island Bird Banding Operation to Enhance Shorebird Conservation

— With only two Black Skimmer colonies in New York, banding is a great way to monitor efforts to protect them.