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How Bird-Friendly Are Your Holiday Decorations?
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How Bird-Friendly Are Your Holiday Decorations?

Artificial plants, string, and netting can harm birds. Here's how to make your decor safe for them—and, with a bit of effort, even welcoming.

Top Wins for Birds in 2020
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Top Wins for Birds in 2020

This year brought unprecedented challenges, but Audubon and its supporters still achieved important victories to help protect both birds and people.

44 Perfect Gifts for the Bird and Nature Lovers in Your Life
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44 Perfect Gifts for the Bird and Nature Lovers in Your Life

Whether novice or expert, backyard birder or a globetrotting adventurer, we’ve got something for everyone on your list. Better yet: For most of these products, their purchase also benefits bird habitat.

Another Consequence of Suppressing Wildfire: Trees Are Invading the Prairie
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Another Consequence of Suppressing Wildfire: Trees Are Invading the Prairie

Left unburned, woody vegetation is crowding out habitat, but proactive landowners are learning to use fire to restore America’s grasslands.

Paint a Fall Nature Scene at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary
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Paint a Fall Nature Scene at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary

The group painting program, Paint on the Platte, starts at 2 pm next Saturday

Rowe Sanctuary’s Annual Fundraiser is Now Virtual
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Rowe Sanctuary’s Annual Fundraiser is Now Virtual

As a COVID-19 precaution, the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary will host A River Runs Through It, the annual fundraising event, virtually this year. The event will feature an online auction that opens at 6 pm CT on Thursday, October 1, plus a special video presentation at 6 pm on Saturday, October 3.

Monarch Watch Tagging: Rowe’s First In-Person Event since March
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Monarch Watch Tagging: Rowe’s First In-Person Event since March

The Monarch Watch tagging event on September 12 is the first in-person program the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary will host since March. The event consists of three tagging sessions from 1 to 4 pm with openings for 12 people per session; registration is required.

Court Strikes Down Trump Administration Policy That Let Companies Kill Birds
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Court Strikes Down Trump Administration Policy That Let Companies Kill Birds

In a major victory for conservation groups, a federal judge ruled that the Migratory Bird Treaty Act covers unintentional but avoidable avian deaths.

Birdwatching Is a Bright Spot in a Pandemic-Stricken Economy
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Birdwatching Is a Bright Spot in a Pandemic-Stricken Economy

Sales are through the roof for seed suppliers, birdhouse builders, and small businesses helping people connect with the nature in their backyards.

Audubon Nebraska Centers Receive over $700,000 in NET Grant
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Audubon Nebraska Centers Receive over $700,000 in NET Grant

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary and the Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center were awarded grants from the Nebraska Environmental Trust totaling over $700,000 over the next few years.

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