Working Lands

Audubon integrates science, conservation, policy, and education to protect priority forest bird species.

Black-throated Blue Warbled Photo: Lorraine Minns, Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon New York protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Through our Working Lands programs we're collaborating with landowners, land managers, government agencies, and private industry across the state to help manage working lands in ways that support birds and the bottom line.

Habitat Improvement Programs
Habitat Management

Habitat Improvement Programs

Improve forest habitat for birds on property you manage or own.

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Model Forests Showcase Resilient Habitat
Working Lands

Model Forests Showcase Resilient Habitat

The forest habitat sites at the Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Center and Sanctuary provide quality bird habitat, model sustainable forest management, and address regeneration challenges.

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News & Updates

Harvests for Habitat Project
Working Lands

Harvests for Habitat Project

Upper Delaware Watershed program for foresters and forest owners.

Audubon New York Releases New Technical Guide to Improve Forest Bird Habitat
Press Room

Audubon New York Releases New Technical Guide to Improve Forest Bird Habitat

— Innovative guide offers comprehensive habitat management tools for private and public New York land-managers.
 Audubon New York Takes Action to Save One of NY's Most Beautiful Songbirds
Working Lands

Audubon New York Takes Action to Save One of NY's Most Beautiful Songbirds

We are working with Federal, State, and Local Partners to ensure a future for the Golden-winged Warbler in New York.

Announcing the Application Cutoff Dates for the Young Forest Initiative to Benefit Native Wildlife in New York
Working Lands

Announcing the Application Cutoff Dates for the Young Forest Initiative to Benefit Native Wildlife in New York

— Producers in NY State offered an opportunity to apply for financial assistance to address insufficient young forest habitat.
Audubon New York Comments on NYSDEC Plan Regarding Habitat Management Methods
Advocacy

Audubon New York Comments on NYSDEC Plan Regarding Habitat Management Methods

— Draft plan describes and evaluates habitat management methods used on nearly 234,000 acres of state land.
Bird-Focused Habitat Management Workshop on April 30th for St. Lawrence Valley Land Owners
Press Room

Bird-Focused Habitat Management Workshop

— April 30th event in Canton brings together landowners and wildlife and habitat experts.