Advocacy

2020 Policy Positions

How to advance the protection of birds and the places they need in 2020.

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 2020.

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 Streams
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MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT - Class C Streams

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