Arizona’s Rivers Could Face Irreparable Harm

Arizona’s Rivers Could Face Irreparable Harm

The majority of Arizona’s rivers and streams are at risk of irreversible harm due to the loss of Clean Water Act protections. With the Trump Administration’s revision to the interpretation of the Clean Water Act (called the Navigable Waters Protection Rule) now in effect in Arizona, it is urgent that we continue the hard work […]

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Audubon Calls for More Resources and Attention (not Less) for Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Audubon Calls for More Resources and Attention (not Less) for Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo

This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed a 9 percent decrease in designated habitat for the western distinct population of the Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo) (Coccyzus americanus) even though it is found in only a fraction of its former range in the American West. Listed as a Threatened Species under the […]

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Protect the Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo from Extinction

Yellow-billed Cuckoos can only be found in a fraction of their former range in the American West, a decline linked to the loss of over 90 percent of their breeding habitat—the cottonwood and willow forests that once lined the banks of western rivers. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has proposed protecting the western […]

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Occoquan Bay NWR, 6/11/2013

I’m up in Virginia visiting my parents, and so my father and I decided to visit the Occoquan Bay NWR, which is a wonderful area to visit. We walked a couple miles from the parking lot to the Potomac River and back, and saw some pretty fun things. We heard several Yellow-billed Cuckoos there, and […]

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