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The Remarkable Life of Roxie Laybourne
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The Remarkable Life of Roxie Laybourne

From deep within the Smithsonian, the world’s first forensic ornithologist cracked cases, busted criminals, and changed the course of aviation—making the skies safer for us all.

How Migrating Birds Could Warn Us of the Next Pandemic
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How Migrating Birds Could Warn Us of the Next Pandemic

In 1918, an avian flu virus became a devastating human contagion. Scientist studying shorebirds and waterfowl are hoping they can foresee such events and possibly even prevent them.

Challenge Your Kids With These Six Nature-Photography Projects
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Challenge Your Kids With These Six Nature-Photography Projects

From scavenger hunts to a seasonal calendar and a technique called cyanotype, there are so many ways to get creative.

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.

Ask Kenn Kaufman: Why Do Birds Abandon Nests for No Apparent Reason?
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Ask Kenn Kaufman: Why Do Birds Abandon Nests for No Apparent Reason?

Also this month: How did Hawaii get its owls? And who is the best ear birder Kenn's ever met?

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.

Revealing the Past to Create the Future
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Revealing the Past to Create the Future

As Audubon deepens its commitment to antiracism, we owe members and others a full accounting and reckoning with John James Audubon himself.

The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners
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The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners

This year's top shots delight with dazzling colors and fresh perspectives.

Nebraska Must Pass LB283: Take Action on Climate Change
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Nebraska Must Pass LB283: Take Action on Climate Change

Audubon Nebraska is in support of LB283, a bill that calls for climate research and the development of a climate action plan in Nebraska. The bill could be up for a vote soon, potentially in the next couple weeks.

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

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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