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More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science
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More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science

A pair of new studies show how birds improve our wellbeing, adding to a growing body of evidence that avians are an antidote to our despair.

Audubon Submits Legal Objection to Diversion of Platte River Water
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Audubon Submits Legal Objection to Diversion of Platte River Water

Last week, Audubon Nebraska submitted a legal objection to a proposal that would transfer water from the Platte River to the Republican River.

Christmas Bird Count in Nebraska Continues Safely
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Christmas Bird Count in Nebraska Continues Safely

— In its 121st season, Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count focuses on solo counting & feeder watching
Suzanne Dixon Named Vice President of the Mississippi Flyway at Audubon
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Suzanne Dixon Named Vice President of the Mississippi Flyway at Audubon

Dixon joins the bird conservation organization from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

Bird Jobs of the Future and Other Avian-Inspired Stories From the Year 2100
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Bird Jobs of the Future and Other Avian-Inspired Stories From the Year 2100

In Audubon’s first foray into climate fiction, or cli-fi, we asked writers of compelling—and sometimes strange—fiction to imagine what climate chaos will bring for birds and people. From there, they created these tales of the somewhat familiar future.

Our Favorite Fascinating Bird Behaviors From the 2020 Audubon Photo Awards
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Our Favorite Fascinating Bird Behaviors From the 2020 Audubon Photo Awards

Every year the contest attracts entries capturing rare and unusual moments in the avian world. Here are this year's highlights.

How Bird-Friendly Are Your Holiday Decorations?
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How Bird-Friendly Are Your Holiday Decorations?

Artificial plants, string, and netting can harm birds. Here's how to make your decor safe for them—and, with a bit of effort, even welcoming.

Holiday Open House @HOME Brings Event Safely To You
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Holiday Open House @HOME Brings Event Safely To You

— Spring Creek Prairie’s annual event goes virtual with lists, links, and Facebook Live
Researchers Reveal the Mysterious Fall Movements of a Familiar Backyard Bird
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Researchers Reveal the Mysterious Fall Movements of a Familiar Backyard Bird

New studies suggest that northern populations of White-breasted Nuthatches might also have irruptive years—and 2020 is one of them.

Another Consequence of Suppressing Wildfire: Trees Are Invading the Prairie
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Another Consequence of Suppressing Wildfire: Trees Are Invading the Prairie

Left unburned, woody vegetation is crowding out habitat, but proactive landowners are learning to use fire to restore America’s grasslands.

   

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