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Apr 09, 2013, 09:15 ET

Audubon and Toyota Announce $3.5 Million Extension of Conservation Alliance

Applications Open for 2013 Toyota TogetherGreen Fellowships and Innovation Grants  Toyota today announced a $3.5 million grant to The...

Jun 27, 2012, 13:12 ET
Puffins from Maine feature live at explore.org/birds.  (PRNewsFoto/National Audubon Society)

Puffin Cams Bring Rare View Of Magical Birds In The Wild To A Global Audience

explore.org and Audubon Open Window on Restored Maine Seabird Colony with Live HD Streams and Field Blog explore.org, the philanthropic...

Dec 05, 2011, 12:42 ET
Northern Cardinal.  (PRNewsFoto/National Audubon Society, Jerry Acton)

Audubon's 112th Christmas Bird Count Reigns as Model for "Crowd Science"

Binocular Brigades Volunteer Up and Down the Hemisphere The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon's annual Christmas Bird...

Sep 22, 2011, 09:31 ET
During Audubon's 2011-2012 Pennies for the Planet campaign, kids of all ages can help protect polar bears, beach nesting birds and ocelots! (PRNewsFoto/National Audubon Society)

Audubon and Toyota Announce 2011-2012 "Pennies For The Planet" Campaign

Kid's Fundraising Efforts Will Help Wildlife and Wild Places in Need Kids around the country are gearing up for another year of Pennies for the...

Aug 15, 2011, 10:11 ET

Audubon Hog Island Camp in Maine Celebrates 75th Anniversary

A Model for Conservation Education Since 1936 One of the nation's greatest environmental education success stories will be celebrated August 20...

Aug 01, 2011, 10:05 ET

Federal Bureau of Land Management Expands Strategy to Protect Sage-grouse & Sagebrush Ecosystem

Audubon Helped Pioneer Approach that Balances Energy and Wildlife Needs The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) took an important step forward...

Jun 30, 2011, 11:29 ET

Two Leading Conservation Innovators Join Audubon's Management Team

Dr. Gary Langham, Expert on Birds and Climate Change, named Chief Scientist; John Beavers, Pioneer in Conservation in Latin America, to head up...

May 20, 2011, 10:22 ET

Sigourney Weaver, Maya Lin, and Women of the Gulf to be Honored by Audubon

The National Audubon Society Announces 2011 Rachel Carson Award Winners May 23; NBC's Anne Thompson to Emcee The National Audubon Society will...

May 19, 2011, 15:42 ET

Audubon Mourns the Passing of Edward H. Harte, Former Board Chair and Recipient of the Audubon Medal

Audubon is saddened to learn of the death of longtime Audubon leader Edward H. Harte. Inspired by a birding trip to Corpus Christi, the avid...

May 09, 2011, 10:07 ET

Lorraine Sciarra, Princeton Counsel and Non-Profit Expert, to Join Audubon Leadership Team

Lorraine Sciarra will become Audubon's General Counsel in July, as the most recent addition to Audubon's new leadership team.  "This is a...

Apr 13, 2011, 17:23 ET

Audubon Reports: Oil Persists, and So Do Concerns About Birds

"It is time to put politics aside and do the right thing for the Gulf" One year after the BP oil disaster began in the Gulf of Mexico, Audubon...

Mar 09, 2011, 12:36 ET

Statement of Audubon President & CEO David Yarnold on Department of Interior Wind Energy Guidelines

"It is common sense: with sound science and good planning we can develop wind power and protect wildlife, too. That's no surprise to people living...

Feb 23, 2011, 09:13 ET

Audubon/Toyota Alliance Seeks Applications for Leadership Development and Innovative Community-Based Conservation Projects

TogetherGreen Funding is Available to Support Innovative Ideas and People-Powered Conservation TogetherGreen, a conservation alliance between the...

Feb 08, 2011, 16:33 ET

New Directors Bring Science, Conservation, Finance & Education Expertise to the National Audubon Society Board

Six directors were named to Audubon's board at the organization's January meeting.  The new "class" includes prominent leaders in science,...

Jan 11, 2011, 11:14 ET

National Audubon Society President David Yarnold Comments on Report by the National Commission on the Gulf Oil Disaster & Recommendations

The following is a statement by David Yarnold: "The report uses two words the drillers didn't want to hear: 'Systemic failure.' Make no mistake:...

Dec 09, 2010, 09:49 ET

43 Environmental Projects Receive TogetherGreen Innovation Grants

Nearly $1.1 Million in Funding from Audubon and Toyota's Conservation Initiative to Support Local, Solutions-based Environmental Projects...

Nov 18, 2010, 09:48 ET
Pennies for the Planet is supported by Audubon & Toyota's TogetherGreen program.  (PRNewsFoto/National Audubon Society)

Audubon and Toyota Announce Third Annual 'Pennies For The Planet' Campaign

Kid's Fundraising Efforts Will Help Protect Migrating Wildlife Kids around the country are gearing up for the third season of Pennies for the...

Nov 03, 2010, 16:32 ET

Congressional Sea Change Needn't Swamp Environmental Progress

Statement of National Audubon Society President & CEO David Yarnold on the results of the 2010 Congressional Elections. "Americans may have...

Oct 14, 2010, 08:00 ET

Audubon Scientists Find Gulf Birds and Oil Too Close for Comfort

Residual Risks at Six Months Highlight Urgency of Monitoring and Restoration Residual oil and chemicals from BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster pose...

Oct 06, 2010, 09:47 ET

Forty Conservationists Receive 2010 TogetherGreen Fellowships

Promising Leaders Singled Out by Audubon/Toyota to Create Positive Environmental Change Reviving public gardens and edible landscapes in New...