Welcome to Audubon Alaska

A note from our Executive Director on building a better future for birds and people!

Bufflehead. Photo: Pam Polcyn

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

Seismic Oil and Gas Exploration Will Scar the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Press Releases

Seismic Oil and Gas Exploration Will Scar the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

— Proposed seismic testing would damage important habitat for nesting birds and denning polar bear.
Legal Victory in the Tongass National Forest Goes Unchallenged by Department of Justice
Press Releases

Legal Victory in the Tongass National Forest Goes Unchallenged by Department of Justice

— Voluntary dismissal of appeal keeps Prince of Wales Island protected from logging.
House Introduces Sweeping Legislation to Tackle Climate Change on Our Coasts
Press Releases

House Introduces Sweeping Legislation to Tackle Climate Change on Our Coasts

— The Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act calls for urgent action on the issues facing our ocean and coasts.
Why we are here
BirdBlog

Why We Are Here.

A note from our Executive Director, Natalie Dawson on why we are here and what we can accomplish together.

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.

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