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Common Loon with chicks. Photo: Stephen Barnum/APA 2018

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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Survival by Degrees Storymap
Climate

New Survival by Degrees: Alaska StoryMap

Check out this new tool that shows just how vulnerable birds are to climate change across Alaska.

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Understory
Conservation

Understory: A Journey into the Tongass

Audubon Alaska is excited to be a partner on this new documentary film highlighting the Tongass National Forest and featuring Natalie Dawson.

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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

Biden Administration Announces First Step in Restoring Projections  for Tongass National Forest
Press Releases

Biden Administration Announces First Step in Restoring Projections for Tongass National Forest

— Agency will either repeal or restore Roadless Rule protections for old-growth trees—important to local communities, fish, and birds
Protecting Important Bird Habitats in Alaska Is Our Nation’s Best Climate Solution
BirdBlog

Protecting Important Bird Habitats in Alaska Is Our Nation’s Best Climate Solution

Audubon’s new Natural Climate Solutions Report highlights Alaska’s contribution to our nation’s climate solutions

Biden Administration Announces Suspension of oil and gas leases in Arctic Refuge
Press Releases

Biden Administration Announces Suspension of oil and gas leases in Arctic Refuge

— Audubon Alaska applauds this latest action and urges next steps.
DOI Honors Alaska Native Veterans in Steps Towards Land Selections
Press Releases

DOI Honors Alaska Native Veterans in Steps Towards Land Selections

— Audubon Alaska applauds BLM for recognizing the importance of lands, waters, wildlife, and human wellbeing.
New National Conservation Vision Sparks Opportunity to Conserve Nature and Create Jobs
Press Releases

New National Conservation Vision Sparks Opportunity to Conserve Nature and Create Jobs

The administration’s “America the Beautiful” campaign is a chance to expand access to our lands and waters, help birds and other wildlife, and benefit communities across the country.

National Audubon Society Announces CEO David Yarnold to Step Down
Press Releases

National Audubon Society Announces CEO David Yarnold to Step Down

President and Chief Conservation Officer Dr. Elizabeth Gray to Serve as Interim CEO.

Reintroduced Legislation Helps Farmers and Wildlife
Press Releases

Reintroduced Legislation Helps Farmers and Wildlife

— The bipartisan Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2021 helps reduce emissions from farms, ranches, and forests while providing support to landowners.
It's Earth Week 2021!
BirdBlog

It's Earth Week 2021!

Birds tell us we need to Restore Our Earth.

Bureau of Land Management Halts Huge Land Give Away in Alaska
Press Releases

Bureau of Land Management Halts Huge Land Give Away in Alaska

— The policy reversal is good news for local communities, birds, and other wildlife.
Five Incredible Ways Birds Change Their Bodies for Spring and Fall Migration
BirdBlog

Five Incredible Ways Birds Change Their Bodies for Spring and Fall Migration

To power perilous journeys, birds undergo extreme feats like doubling their body weight and rearranging or even consuming their internal organs.

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