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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...

2005-11-25 17:47:48

By Janet Guttsman NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Visitors streamed into New Orleans' Audubon Zoo as it opened on Friday for the first time since Hurricane Katrina, bringing a hint of normality to a city still shattered, shuttered and largely depopulated by the storm. By the zoo's scheduled 10 a.m. opening time, some 1,000 parents and children were lined up outside the gates of the 120-year-old facility, peering in at gaudy pink flamingos on view just inside. By noon, the lawns and paths...