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News and notes on birds and conservation in Alaska

Photo: Milo Burcham

Current Posts

Part 1: BLM Lands at Risk
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Part 1: BLM Lands at Risk

Alaska’s pristine waters are threatened by last ditch efforts by the Trump Administration on BLM Lands.

Ending the Year with Gratitude and Hope
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Ending the Year with Gratitude and Hope

A note from our executive director, Natalie Dawson.

Will Mining Get "FAST" Tracked?
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Will Mining Get "FAST" Tracked?

FAST-41 and why is it bad for birds and Alaska.

Audubon Supports the Call to Permanently Protect Bristol Bay
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Audubon Supports the Call to Permanently Protect Bristol Bay

We stand with the leaders of Bristol Bay who are calling for permanent protections to the world’s largest wild salmon fishery and one of the most important places for birds on the planet.

On the Alaska Coast, Native Women Are Reviving a Cozy Tradition
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On the Alaska Coast, Native Women Are Reviving a Cozy Tradition

The Yup’ik art of sewing feather-lined parkas for babies was nearly lost after the government outlawed the spring waterfowl hunt. Luckily, a centenarian Elder remembered how it’s done.

Building a New Foundation for Our Future
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Building a New Foundation for Our Future.

There is still work to be done as we move forward, together.

Why we are here
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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
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Keeping Birds Safe in Safety Sound

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

A New Study Shows What It Will Take to Reverse Biodiversity Declines
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A New Study Shows What It Will Take to Reverse Biodiversity Declines

Indigenous stewardship of land in Canada, Alaska, and beyond are key to reaching biodiversity goals.

Audubon Takes the Administration to Court to Save America’s Arctic
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Audubon Takes the Administration to Court to Save America’s Arctic

With our allies we will bring voices of opposition to protect vital bird habitat and one of our country’s last untouched places from oil and gas drilling.

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