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Audubon Applauds New Rules to Protect Irreplaceable Wetlands
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Audubon Applauds New Rules to Protect Irreplaceable Wetlands

New York Governor Hochul’s budget proposal would conserve more than 1 million acres of freshwater wetlands.

Key Takeaways from Governor Kathy Hochul's 2022 State of the State Address
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Key Takeaways from Governor Kathy Hochul's 2022 State of the State Address

Audubon is proud to see New York commit to taking urgent action on freshwater wetlands and to advancing more measures that will help birds and people.

Michael Burger to Lead Audubon’s Connecticut and New York Office as New Executive Director
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Michael Burger to Lead Audubon’s Connecticut and New York Office as New Executive Director

Former Senior Director of Conservation and expert on forest birds and their habitat needs takes the helm.

Scientists Still Searching for the Pathogen Behind the East's Songbird Epidemic
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Scientists Still Searching for the Pathogen Behind the East's Songbird Epidemic

In a new report, experts ruled out a range of causes, but they still recommend taking down feeders until the source of the disease is identified.

[PRESS RELEASE] Town of Hempstead Wins Audubon’s First-Ever Share the Shore Award
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[PRESS RELEASE] Town of Hempstead Wins Audubon’s First-Ever Share the Shore Award

This Long Island community's dedication to beach stewardship has made a haven for birds and local people.

Budget Will Fund New York State Birding Trail and Reauthorize the Bond Act
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Budget Will Fund New York State Birding Trail and Reauthorize the Bond Act

— The Restore Mother Nature Bond Act, paired with historic funding levels for the Environmental Protection Fund, will enable us to substantially invest in safe recreation, clean air and water, and healthy habitats our birds need.
Audubon Urges Support of Historic Funding Levels for the Environment
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Audubon Urges Support of Historic Funding Levels for the Environment

Testimony on Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2021 Executive Budget proposal for New York State

Cuomo's 2021 Budget Proposal Delivers for the Environment
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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.