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New Device Could Minimize Power Line Collisions during Crane Season
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New Study Could Minimize Power Line Collisions during Crane Season

Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary and partners will monitor new UV-A light devices meant to deter migrating cranes from power lines

Meet Susan Fenimore Cooper, America’s First Recognized Female Nature Writer
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Meet Susan Fenimore Cooper, America’s First Recognized Female Nature Writer

In 1850, Cooper anonymously published a book whose call for conservation won praise from Charles Darwin. It was largely forgotten—until recently.

How a Landmark Environmental Law May Have Quietly Saved a Billion Birds
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How a Landmark Environmental Law May Have Quietly Saved a Billion Birds

New research reveals a previously uncounted benefit of the Clean Air Act—at a time when the Trump administration is weakening its protections.

More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science
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More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science

A pair of new studies show how birds improve our wellbeing, adding to a growing body of evidence that avians are an antidote to our despair.

Audubon Submits Legal Objection to Diversion of Platte River Water
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Audubon Submits Legal Objection to Diversion of Platte River Water

Last week, Audubon Nebraska submitted a legal objection to a proposal that would transfer water from the Platte River to the Republican River.

Registration for Sandhill Crane Viewing Delayed until at least February 1
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Registration for Sandhill Crane Viewing Delayed until at least February 1

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary will delay registration for all 2021 crane-viewing programming until at least Monday, February 1, 2021.

Reimagining the Canada Goose
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Reimagining the Canada Goose

Illustrating this familiar bird was part of artist Luke Swinson's exploration of his Indigenous roots.

Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count Will Look Very Different This Year
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Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count Will Look Very Different This Year

While some local counts may be cancelled due to regional COVID-19 rules, many community scientists across the hemisphere will carry on one of the longest-running wildlife censuses in a socially distanced fashion.

Suzanne Dixon Named Vice President of the Mississippi Flyway at Audubon
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Suzanne Dixon Named Vice President of the Mississippi Flyway at Audubon

Dixon joins the bird conservation organization from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

Our Favorite Fascinating Bird Behaviors From the 2020 Audubon Photo Awards
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Our Favorite Fascinating Bird Behaviors From the 2020 Audubon Photo Awards

Every year the contest attracts entries capturing rare and unusual moments in the avian world. Here are this year's highlights.

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