Advocacy

2019 Policy Positions

How to advance the protection of birds and the places they need in 2019.

Audubon New York’s agenda and policy resolutions, outlined below, provide the basis of our collective advocacy efforts for the year. Our positions are developed by integrating input from our members, locally-affiliated chapters, in-house experts, and the Audubon Council of New York State.

This is how we’re protecting birds and the places they need in 2019.

2019 Conservation Policy Resolutions
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2019 Conservation Policy Resolutions

Presented by Audubon New York and the Audubon Council of New York State

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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Freshwater Wetlands Act
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Freshwater Wetlands Act

Audubon New York strongly supports A.3658 (Englebright) / S.5622 (Mayer), which would amend the New York State Freshwater Wetlands Act.

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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Bird-friendly Building Council Act
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Bird-friendly Building Council Act

Audubon New York and partners strongly support the creation a bird-friendly building council to address bird collisions with human-made structures.

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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Class C and D Streams
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Class C and D Streams

Audubon New York strongly supports A.4666 (Ryan) / S.5622 (Harckham), which would prohibit changes, modifications, or disturbances in Class C and D streams.

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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Birds and Bees Protection Act
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Birds and Bees Protection Act

Audubon New York strongly supports A.7639 (Englebright) / S.5816 (Hoylman), which would prohibit the sale of certain pesticides.

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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle

Audubon New York strongly supports A.6520 (Englebright) / S.5871 (Martinez), which would protect habitat around Plum Island, Great Gull, and Little Gull Islands for marine mammals and sea turtle species.

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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Aquatic Invasive Species
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Aquatic Invasive Species

Audubon New York strongly supports A.7692 (Englebright) / S.5937 (Kaminsky), which would extend the DEC’s authority to prevent the spread of aquatic species for an additional year.

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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Prohibit Offshore Drilling
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Prohibit Offshore Drilling

Audubon New York strongly supports A.2574 (Englebright) / S.2316 (Kaminksy) and Article VII TED - Part I

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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT -  Menhaden
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Menhaden

Audubon New York supports A.2571 (Englebright) / S.2317 (Kaminsky)

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