Press Releases

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...
Audubon Magazine

Audubon CEO Comments on National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Decision

Published: Feb 21, 2013
Final plan for NPRA protects 11 million acres, including Teshekpuk Lake.
Audubon Magazine

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.
Audubon Magazine

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.
Audubon Magazine

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...
Audubon Magazine

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...
Audubon Magazine

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...
Audubon Magazine

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...
Audubon Magazine

Audubon Response to Department of Interior's Decision to Allow Shell's "Preparatory" Work

Published: Aug 30, 2012
Audubon Reacts to Green Light for Shell "Preparatory Drilling" in Arctic Ocean

Audubon Statement on Secretary Salazar’s National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Announcement

Published: Aug 13, 2012
Good news for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska and Teshekpuk Lake

Shell Oil Should Not Get Special Treatment from EPA

Published: Jul 18, 2012
Shell asks to break air quality standards in upcoming Arctic Ocean drilling.

Audubon comments on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Development Plan

Published: Jun 27, 2012
Audubon's comments on the new plan for drilling in the Arctic Ocean

Audubon Urges Chill on Big Oil Threats to Arctic

Published: Jun 5, 2012
National Audubon Society has launched a campaign to highlight the urgency of protecting America...
Audubon Magazine

Report: Sealaska legislation threatens rare Tongass rainforest habitat

Published: Feb 22, 2012
Audubon Alaska report shows Sealaska bill threatens last Tongass old growth.

400,000 people, 573 scientists and more than 60 members of Congress urge Obama to say no to Arctic drilling

Published: Feb 8, 2012
Hundreds of thousands of Americans urged President Obama to remove two Arctic Ocean lease sales...

‘Tis the Season for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Published: Jan 3, 2012
December 14, 2011 - From Ketchikan to Prudhoe Bay to Shemya Island, every year Alaskans bundle ...

Christmas Bird Count for KIDS

Published: Jan 3, 2012
December 1, 2011 - It's for the birds! This Saturday, December 3, dozens of boy and girl scout...

Audubon Supports Protection of Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain

Published: Jan 3, 2012
November 15, 2011 - Today marks the end of the historic comment period for future management o...

Arctic Shell Game: No Spill Plan, No Problem – Feds Say Just Drill

Published: Jan 3, 2012
Contact: Taldi Walter, National Audubon Society (202) 413-9176 Holly Harris, Earthjustice (907)...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Considers Wilderness for Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain

Published: Jan 3, 2012

Most Recent Test of Oil Spill Response in US Arctic Called "Failure"

Published: Jan 3, 2012
July 25, 2011 - Today, the "United for America's Arctic" coalition challenged oil companies to...

Proposed Legislation Threatens Teshekpuk Lake

Published: Jan 3, 2012
Eric Myers testified about House Bill 2150 before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Minera...

Audubon Supports Protection of Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain

Published: Dec 12, 2011
November 15, 2011 -Today marks the end of the historic comment period for future management of...
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