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BirdBlog
BirdBlog

BirdBlog

Follow our blog and keep up on latest news and notes on birds and conservation in Alaska.

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Press Releases
Press Releases

News

Read current press releases and news articles on birds and conservation in Alaska.

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Climate Change in Alaska
Conservation

Climate Change in Alaska

A closer look at recent climate-related impacts

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Audubon Alaska's 2020 Bird of the Year
Birds

Meet the Crested Auklet

The 2020 Alaska Bird of the Year!

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Southeast Alaska Birding Trail
Southeast Alaska Birding Trail

Southeast Alaska Birding Trail

Southeast Alaska is a fantastic place to go birding. Explore the area using this virtual trail as your guide.

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Important Bird Areas
Important Bird Areas

Important Bird Areas

Learn about Alaska's most important hotspots for breeding, migrating, and wintering birds.

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Alaska WatchList
Conservation

Alaska WatchList

Highlighting Declining and Vulnerable Bird Populations

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Our State's Birds

Recent News

Keeping Birds Safe in Safety Sound
BirdBlog

Keeping Birds Safe in Safety Sound

An Important Birds Area (IBA) for nesting Aleutian Terns, foraging Tundra Swans, and more.

Forest Service Proceeds with Plans to Remove Roadless Protections for Tongass National Forest
Press Releases

Forest Service Proceeds with Plans to Remove Roadless Protections for Tongass National Forest

— Agency ignores importance of old-growth trees for birds, fish, and local communities.
Lawsuit Fights Administration's Plan to Open 18 Million Acres of Western Arctic to Oil and Gas Drilling
Press Releases

Lawsuit Fights Administration's Plan to Open 18 Million Acres of Western Arctic to Oil and Gas Drilling

Environmental groups head to court to fight energy development plan that will damage pristine wilderness and critical habitat and deepen the climate crisis.

Audubon: “All-hands-on-deck to defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.”
Press Releases

Audubon: “All-hands-on-deck to defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.”

Audubon files federal lawsuit to stop the administration’s efforts to drill in the Refuge.

Alaskans Stand Up to Protect Arctic Refuge from Exploitation
Press Releases

Alaskans Stand Up to Protect Arctic Refuge from Exploitation

— A coalition of Alaskans denounced today’s decision to proceed with drilling in Arctic Refuge.
BLMʼs Final EIS on Willow continues Trump administrationʼs Arctic exploitation
Press Releases

BLMʼs Final EIS on Willow continues Trump administrationʼs Arctic exploitation

— Willow is the first step toward oil and gas drilling in the Teshekpuk Lake wetlands, a region important for millions of birds from across the globe.
Audubon Applauds Bi-partisan Support to Protect Bristol Bay
BirdBlog

Audubon Applauds Bi-partisan Support to Protect Bristol Bay

Joe Biden joins U.S. senators, country music stars, and even President Trump’s son, Donald Trump, Jr. in opposing Pebble Mine.

Groups Sue Trump Administration over Illegal Approval of Ambler Road
Press Releases

Groups Sue Trump Administration over Illegal Approval of Ambler Road

— Lawsuit charges agencies with violating ANILCA, NEPA, the Clean Water Act, and other laws
Forage Fish and Seabirds Are Critical to Alaska’s Future
BirdBlog

Forage Fish and Seabirds Are Critical to Alaska’s Future

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The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Give Thumbs Up to Pebble Mine
Press Releases

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Give Thumbs Up to Pebble Mine

Mine threatens one of the world’s greatest concentration of seabirds and largest salmon runs.

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