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Conservation Groups Appeal Big Thorne Timber Sale:

Published: Mar 27, 2015
Audubon files lawsuit to halt old-growth timber sale in the Tongass.
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First Oil and Gas Drilling in NPRA Sets Disappointingly Low Bar for Minimizing Harmful Effects

Published: Feb 13, 2015
Permenent road in Greater Mooses Tooth 1 development will impact WatchList bird habitat.
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Department of Interior Releases Plan to Allow Dangerous Arctic Ocean Drilling

Published: Feb 12, 2015
Department of Interior releases plan for dangerous Arctic Ocean drilling.
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President Obama Protects Important Arctic Ocean Habitat from Drilling

Published: Jan 27, 2015
President protects important Arctic Ocean habitat from drilling.
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Conservation Groups, Native Organizations Celebrate Wilderness Recommendation for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Published: Jan 25, 2015
Obama makes historic announcement recommending permanent protection for Arctic Refuge!

Conservation Groups Applaud Continued Arctic Refuge Bipartisan Leadership by Reps. Huffman and Fitzpatrick

Published: Jan 8, 2015
Audubon applauds bipartisan leadership in Congress to protect Arctic Refuge coastal plain. &nbs...
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'Tis the Season for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Published: Dec 12, 2014
'Tis the Season for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Audubon and Toyota Award $765,000 to 39 Environmentalists Through Toyota TogetherGreen

Published: Nov 19, 2014
Toyota TogetherGreen, a conservation initiative of the National Audubon Society and Toyota, tod...
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New Obama Administration Draft Report Highlights Risks of Arctic Ocean Drilling

Published: Oct 31, 2014
New analysis of Chukchi Sea oil and gas leasing demonstrates how risky it would be.
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New Audubon Study Reveals Climate Change Effects on Many Bird Species

Published: Sep 9, 2014
Audubon examines how climate change could affect birds.  
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Massive Big Thorne Timber Sale Deals a Severe Blow to the Tongass, Taxpayers

Published: Aug 21, 2014
Forest Service announces largest old-growth timber sale on Tongass in decades.
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Court Denies Offshore Oil Lease Sale in America’s Arctic

Published: Jan 22, 2014
Court says Chukchi Sea oil lease sale violates law.
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Conservation Groups Praise Action to Protect Alaska Wilderness

Published: Dec 23, 2013
Secretary Jewell decides to keep  Izembek NWR intact!
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Ring in the Holidays with the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Published: Dec 13, 2013
The Audubon Christmas Bird Count takes wing December 14, 2013.
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Senators Cantwell and Kirk introduce bipartisan bill to protect the Arctic Refuge

Published: Nov 13, 2013
Senators Cantwell (D-WA) and Kirk (R-IL) reaffirmed the bipartisan history of support for the ...

Audubon Alaska Statement: Forest Service “Modification” to Tongass Management Plan Missing Key Components

Published: Oct 1, 2013
Forest Service "modification" to Tongass management falls short.
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U.S. Forest Service to reevaluate Big Thorne timber sale due to effects on wolves and deer

Published: Oct 1, 2013
Forest Service delays Big Thorne timber sale to examine effects on deer and wolves.  

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to Tour Alaska’s Amazing Wild Places

Published: Aug 28, 2013
Secretary Jewell's first trip to Alaska includes Izembek and Arctic Refuge.

Conservationists express outrage over huge, industrial-scale timber project

Published: Jul 1, 2013
Conservation groups say the huge Big Thorne timber sale in the Tongass is not transitioning out...
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Conservation groups ask Obama Administration to protect the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge and Wilderness

Published: Mar 6, 2013
A final decision this month could protect wildlife and subsistance resources.

Audubon statement on Shell drilling "pause"

Published: Feb 27, 2013
Audubon President and CEO David Yarnold responds to the announcement that Shell will "pause" it...

Maggie Walker Joins National Audubon Society Board of Directors

Published: Feb 25, 2013
Maggie Walker, one of Seattle's most promiment and effective civic leaders, has been named to t...
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Audubon CEO Comments on National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Decision

Published: Feb 21, 2013
Final plan for NPRA protects 11 million acres, including Teshekpuk Lake.
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Izembek National Wildlife Refuge Will Remain Wild

Published: Feb 5, 2013
Audubon supports the US Fish & Wildlife Service "no road" preferred alternative for Izembek...

Audubon Joins Conservation Groups To Ask Administration for a Suspension of Arctic Ocean Drilling

Published: Jan 10, 2013
Conservation groups ask Salazar to suspend offshore oil and gas activities in Arctic Ocean.
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MAP: Kulluk Rig Grounding Near Globally Important Bird Areas for Seabirds, Audubon Reveals

Published: Jan 7, 2013
Shell's drill rig the Kulluk went aground in a globally significant Important Bird Area.
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Audubon CEO Comments on National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Management Plan

Published: Dec 19, 2012
This U.S. Department of Interior announced a decision that protects Teshekpuk Lake and other im...
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Ring in the Holidays with the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Published: Dec 14, 2012
From Ketchikan to Prudhoe Bay, every year Alaskans bundle up and gather together to celebrate t...
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Audubon and GOP ConservAmerica launch campaign to bridge partisan divide on environment and energy

Published: Sep 28, 2012
The National Audubon Society and Republican group ConservAmerica today launched a groundbreakin...
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Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve: Jet Boat Company Repeatedly Violates Permit

Published: Sep 11, 2012
Audubon supports enforcement and monitoring of jetboat tours in the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve...
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