Conservation Group Seeks Assurance that Wild Bird Seed Products Are Pesticide-Free

American Bird Conservancy has sent letters to two of the nation’s largest manufacturers of wild bird seeds, Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and Kaytee Products, seeking assurance that the company supply chains remain free of neonicotinoid insecticides, which can be fatally poisonous to birds. “American Bird Conservancy (ABC) would like to direct your attention to the neonicotinoid […]

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Birds on California Island Rebounding from Rat Devastation Following Eradication Effort

Ten years after tens of thousands of invasive rats were removed from an ecologically significant island off the coast of Southern California, populations of rare seabirds are rebounding. There has been a four-fold increase in the number of Scripps’s Murrelet nests, and two species never before known to nest on Anacapa, the Cassin’s Auklet and […]

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CARE Calls Upon Congress to Abandon Sequestration and Fully Fund the National Wildlife Refuge System

The Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement (CARE) urges Congress to ensure a future for America’s wildlife heritage and fully fund our National Wildlife Refuge System. Sequestration could cut the Refuge System’s budget by nearly 10%, but coupled with an additional annual appropriation cut, the overall impact could be as much as 20%. The U.S. Fish […]

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