Conservation Action Alerts – Birds and Wildlife Need You!
The only way we’ll be successful in our conservation efforts is with your help.
We know that lawmakers care about your views and opinions. As a constituent, you have a unique ability to convey your concerns about issues affecting birds, wildlife and their habitats.
Helping is easy, won’t take much time, and most importantly, will go a very long way in protecting our birds and wildlife!
Don’t let the Forest Service Gut the National Environmental Policy Act
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) has been called the “magna carta” of our environmental laws. It requires federal agencies to consider the environmental effects of their proposed actions, including allowing public review of projects that impact birds, other wildlife, and the places they need. Now, the U.S. Forest Service is proposing new rules that will significantly weaken NEPA by eliminating public review for many logging, energy development, and road-building projects. Comments extended to August 26, 2019.
Endangered Species Act In Trouble
Congress is moving quickly to gut the Endangered Species Act, America’s strongest and most important law for protecting wildlife.
The Endangered Species Act has a proven track record of success in providing a safety net that protects our most vulnerable wildlife. It has prevented 99 percent of the species under its care from going extinct, including America’s symbol, the Bald Eagle. We should allow this critical law to continue to protect wildlife for future generations, not undermine it.
Urge your Representative to Protect Seabirds
Today, there are three hundred million fewer seabirds in the world than there were in 1950, a population decline of seventy percent. Recently, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife drafted a recovery plan for the declining population of the Tufted Puffin in Washington state. One of several reasons for the decline is the lack of prey fish.
A new bill in Congress would help these essential fish populations to rebound and become more stable for the seabirds and other marine wildlife, people, and economies that depend on them.
Pledge to Defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
We, the American people, oppose drilling in our nation’s wildest refuge. We will not give up. Audubon stands united with other conservation organizations and the Gwich’in people in our efforts to prevent drilling in this nursery for millions of migratory birds, polar bears, and the Porcupine Caribou Herd. We are working together with other groups to collect 200,000 pledges—one for every caribou that depends on the Arctic Refuge.