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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...

2008-09-26 03:00:21

By Meredith Moss Staff Writer BUTLER TWP. -- Her house, she said, looked like a "war zone-- a 200-year-old beech tree had demolished the garage, she had no power and no water. But Carol Powell and her husband, Duncan, showed up Saturday night, Sept. 20, nevertheless. "Because I care about Aullwood," explained the Clayton woman. So did 150 others who came to celebrate Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm at the nature preserve's cozy annual fundraiser. It wasn't just the guests who...

2008-09-24 09:00:24

MARSHFIELD - The Massachusetts Audubon Society will hold its annual Farm Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Webster Wildlife Sanctuary in Marshfield. The many offerings for children will include farm animals, hay rides, games, crafts, face painting and a hay maze. Also featured will be an arts and crafts show and blacksmithing, bird carving and wind chime demonstrations. Admission will be $7; free for children 3 and younger. For more information or to volunteer, call...

2008-09-16 12:00:44

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Tony Iallonardo of the National Audubon Society, +1-202- 271-8602 Statement of Betsy Loyless, Senior Vice President, National Audubon Society WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Betsy Loyless, Senior Vice President, National Audubon Society: "We are deeply disappointed with the House energy bill due for a vote today. Instead of adopting forward-looking policies that will address our long-term energy needs,...

2008-09-02 15:00:13

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Tony Iallonardo of the National Audubon Society, +1-202- 861-2242 x3042 WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Environmental Protection Agency made a rare decision to veto a $220 million Army Corps of Engineers flood-control project in the Mississippi Delta known as Yazoo Pump. Such vetoes of Army Corps projects are rare, having happened only 12 times in the EPA's history and not since 1990. Audubon, other conservation groups and...

2008-08-12 18:00:17

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Tony Iallonardo of National Audubon Society, +1-202-861- 2242, ext. 3042 Statement of Betsy Loyless, Senior Vice President,National Audubon Society WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Betsy Loyless, Senior Vice President, National Audubon Society: Science and sound decision-making have never been the hallmark of the Bush administration. Today's proposal to gut the Endangered Species Act is the latest in a sad...

2008-06-25 15:02:34

FALMOUTH - Clifton resident Mary Evans was honored as the 2008 Educator of the Year by Maine Audubon at its annual meeting Wednesday at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center. The award is given annually to recognize significant contributions toward expanding adults' or children's knowledge of the natural world and conservation in Maine. "Mary has a remarkable passion for environmental education," said Judy Markowsky, who has worked with Evans as director of Fields Pond Audubon Center in Holden. "She...

2008-06-24 09:02:46

By Karen Nelson, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 24--PASCAGOULA -- The Pascagoula River Audubon Center, two years in existence, is growing as the gateway to the largest, free-flowing river in the continental United States. Mark LaSalle, center director, gave the county Board of Supervisors an update Monday on Audubon's progress in Moss Point along the river. Established near the city's popular Pelican Landing and the river exit off Interstate 10, the center is utilizing a small...


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