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2010-09-29 05:30:00

Statement of National Audubon Society President & CEO David Yarnold regarding release of new poll on Gulf Coast restoration by Lake Research Partners and Bellwether Research and Consulting NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Playing politics with Gulf Coast restoration is a losing proposition. "This poll of Gulf voters is a wake-up call for anyone who would put political bickering ahead of the restoration that can safeguard the people, the ecosystems and the future of the...

2010-08-24 17:07:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Matt Pierce, a 17-year-old high school student and the founder of Teenagers Care was in New Orleans today to present a donation of $5,000 to the Louisiana Coastal Initiative, a program of the National Audubon Society. New Orleans landmark Cafe Du Monde was the setting for the check presentation with members from the Louisiana Coastal Initiative and Cafe Du Monde owner Burton Benrud in attendance. (Photo:...

2010-04-15 12:08:00

OXFORD, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Earth Day, local Boy Scouts will join biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, NJ Audubon Society's Wattles Stewardship Center staff, and Covanta Warren employees on April 24th to plant more than 500 native trees and shrub species to help restore scrub-shrub habitat at the Warren Energy Resource Recovery Facility in Oxford. Planting the native tree and shrub species will help create a native scrub-shrub community for wildlife...

2009-11-19 09:30:00

Rising Stars Singled Out by Audubon/Toyota for Environmental Leadership NEW YORK, Nov. 19, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green jobs training. Educating children and families about watershed restoration. Protecting Tundra Swans, Barn Owls and the Guam Rail. Helping small and medium-sized businesses curb global warming. Using humor, laughter and play techniques to address "hot button" environmental issues. Creating green jobs for disadvantaged communities. These are just a few ways in which 40...

2009-08-19 13:40:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Resources Multifamily Development Group's Circle at Concord Mills is the first multifamily community in the country to be certified by Audubon International as an Audubon Signature Sanctuary. The community, which opened in April as the first smoke-free community in the Charlotte region, is surrounded by 30 acres of preserved woods and wetlands. Circle at Concord Mills promotes healthy, fun living with easy access to the attractions around...

2009-03-19 13:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of John Flicker, President, National Audubon Society: "By bringing together the data, the analytical expertise and the combined voices of government and non-governmental organizations, this new U.S. State of the Birds Report brings new power to the essential message the birds are conveying. "The birds are sending us a wake-up call that the habitat destruction, climate change and shortsighted environmental policies...

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2009-02-10 13:50:00

Many birds in North America are moving further north and inland during the winter, providing further evidence of global warming's affect on natural systems, the Audubon Society said Tuesday. Nearly 60 percent of the 305 species found in North America have shifted their ranges northward by an average of 35 miles, according to the report. Audubon scientists analyzed information from 40 years of Christmas Bird Count data to conclude that global warming is having a serious impact on natural...

2009-02-06 14:13:00

February 10 Media Teleconference Will Reveal Findings from Analysis of 40 Years of Movement State Specific Findings Available NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued by the National Audubon Society: Who: National Audubon Society Speakers: John Flicker: Audubon President Greg Butcher, Ph.D.: Audubon Bird Conservation Director and analysis leader Terry Root, Ph.D.: Prof. of Biological Sciences, Stanford Univ. Gary Langham, Ph.D.: Audubon California Director...

2009-02-05 12:52:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Connecticut business and conservation leader, whose efforts advanced the protection and restoration of the Long Island Sound and helped safeguard thousands of acres of critical habitats, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Audubon Society. B. Holt Thrasher served as founding member and chair of the board of Audubon Connecticut since June of 2001. He joined Audubon's national board in 2008. As Audubon's new chair,...

2008-10-21 15:00:16

What is TogetherGreen? It's all about helping you get involved in creating a brighter, healthier future. It's a dynamic and innovative Audubon program funded by Toyota that aims to provide inspiration, leadership and opportunities that inspire people everywhere to take action at home, in their communities and beyond to improve the health of our environment. Today, TogetherGreen announces its first conservation grant winners. Forty-one projects in 24 states will receive TogetherGreen...


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