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Audubon New York Statement on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2020 State of the State Address
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Audubon New York Statement on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2020 State of the State Address

— The proposed Revive Mother Nature bond act would provide funding to restore our streams, wetlands, and coasts and support the wildlife that depends on them.
Audubon New York Applauds $9.7 Million of Funding for Delaware River Watershed Restoration
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Audubon New York Applauds $9.7 Million of Funding for Delaware River Watershed Restoration

— The U.S. Congress is poised to approve funding for the protection, restoration and healthy growth of the nationally significant watershed, helping birds, people and local economies.
Audubon New York Commends New York State Proposal to Ban Polystyrene Packaging
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Audubon New York Commends New York State Proposal to Ban Polystyrene Packaging

— Some birds consume plastics because it looks like prey. We must take action to reduce pollution in our oceans and waterways.
Long Island Students Spread Artful Awareness
Coasts

Long Island Students Spread Artful Awareness

Young conservationists' colorful signs encourage beach-goers to share the shore with birds.

Changing the Face of Urban Gardens
Bird-Friendly Communities

Changing the Face of Urban Gardens

Audubon New York and students dig in at West Side Community Garden

Landmark Climate Bill Among Those Passed in Final Days of Session
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Landmark Climate Bill Among Those Passed in Final Days of Session

The New York State Legislature passed the most aggressive climate change legislation in the nation.

Audubon’s Annual Women in Conservation Luncheon Honors Rose H. Harvey and The Garden Club of America
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Audubon’s Annual Women in Conservation Luncheon Honors Rose H. Harvey and The Garden Club of America

Female conservation leaders receive coveted Rachel Carson Award for dedication to conserving public parks and preserving bird-friendly native plants.

Offshore Drilling is Banned in New York State's Waters
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Offshore Drilling is Banned in New York State's Waters

The Save Our Waters bill has been signed into law by Governor Cuomo, protecting New York's coasts for birds and people.

Buying Seeds? Attract and Protect Birds with Native Plants
Bird-Friendly Communities

Buying Seeds? Attract and Protect Birds with Native Plants

You can turn your yard, patio, or balcony into a haven for birds and other pollinators by choosing native plants!

Statement on the SFY 2019-20 Enacted New York State Budget
Advocacy

Statement on the SFY 2019-20 Enacted New York State Budget

Audubon New York applauds New York State for enacting proposals that will benefit birds, people, and other wildlife.