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Cuomo's 2021 Budget Proposal Delivers for the Environment
Advocacy

Cuomo's 2021 Budget Proposal Delivers for the Environment

As New Yorkers rediscover the joy of birds and the outdoors, the Governor unveils a strong environmental agenda.

Delaware River Watershed Sees Growing Congressional Support, Spelling Hope for Birds
Advocacy

Delaware River Watershed Sees Growing Congressional Support, Spelling Hope for Birds

In the final days of 2020, Congress boosted funding for the crucial Delaware River Basin Restoration Program and critical regional conservation efforts.

Build a Stronger, Greener New York State
Advocacy

Build a Stronger, Greener New York State

Tell your Senator and Assemblymember why environmental funding matters on a local level.

Audubon New York Statement on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2021 State of the State Address
Advocacy

Audubon New York Statement on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2021 State of the State Address

Green investments rooted in renewable energy and workforce training will jumpstart the post-COVID economy.

Unprecedented Rollback of Bird Protections Cemented in Administration’s Final Days
Advocacy

Unprecedented Rollback of Bird Protections Cemented in Administration’s Final Days

Finalized bird-killer policy sidesteps the courts in a clear attempt to hamstring incoming administration from being able to protect birds.

Plum Island Auction Off Table as Congress Repeals Sale Laws
Advocacy

Plum Island Auction Off Table as Congress Repeals Sale Laws

After eight years of advocacy, the path is finally open for permanent protection of this unique place and its critical habitats for endangered wildlife.

New Legislation Aims to Protect Tiny Fish Vital to Seabirds
Advocacy

New Legislation Aims to Protect Tiny Fish Vital to Seabirds

Audubon supports the Forage Fish Conservation Act.

Audubon New York Joins More Than 175 New York Organizations to Launch New Coalition to Protect Funding for Critical Environmental Programs
Advocacy

Audubon New York Joins Coalition to Protect Funding for Environmental Programs

— The effort will include robust advocacy aimed at New York’s congressional delegation and state leaders to continue funding that supports jobs and clean water.
Audubon New York Joins Broad Coalition in Call to Protect Environmental Programs
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Audubon New York Joins Broad Coalition in Call to Protect Environmental Programs

— Nearly 200 groups urge New York State leaders to maintain environmental funding to create jobs and restart the economy.