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Audubon is a leader in Great Lakes conservation for the places birds need, today and tomorrow. Experts are on-hand to assist members of the media looking for information on topics such as birds, habitat conservation, climate change, conservation-related policy, and a variety of related issues. 

To speak to an Audubon Great Lakes expert, contact our office at 312-453-0230 x2002 or via email at AudubonGreatLakes@Audubon.org

Audubon Great Lakes News

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Cut Pollution While Helping Farmers, Foresters, and Wildlife
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Bipartisan Bill Will Help Cut Pollution While Helping Farmers, Foresters, and Wildlife

The legislation helps the agriculture and forestry industries naturally remove carbon from the atmosphere, creating a cleaner future for birds and people.

‘Black Birders Week’ Promotes Diversity and Takes on Racism in the Outdoors
Birds

‘Black Birders Week’ Promotes Diversity and Takes on Racism in the Outdoors

Sparked by a racist incident last week in Central Park, the new initiative aims to boost recognition and representation of Black people enjoying and studying the natural world.

A Moment of Reflection…and Determination
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A Moment of Reflection…and Determination

Audubon CEO David Yarnold shares the message he sent to all Audubon staff after a weekend of turmoil and heartbreak in the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of the police.

Audubon’s Restoration Internships set birds and interns up for long-term success
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Audubon’s Restoration Internships set birds and interns up for long-term success

Celebrating its 15th-year Anniversary, Audubon's Restoration Internships provide crucial job training for emerging professionals and restore crucial habitat for the benefit of birds and people.

COVID-19 Updates & Information
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COVID-19 Updates & Information

A message from the Audubon Great Lakes team regarding programming, state office, and center guidance and closures to keep you informed and up-to-date during this challenging time.

More Than 100 Acres of Wetlands to be Restored on Southeast Side of Chicago
Coastal Wetlands

More Than 100 Acres of Wetlands to be Restored on Southeast Side of Chicago

"Improving drainage and better controlling the flow of water in the Calumet is important for the benefit of birds and people"

Illinois House Committee Passes Bird Safe State Building Legislation
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Illinois House Committee Passes Bird Safe State Building Legislation

The Illinois Bird Safe State Buildings Act is a step in the right direction towards reducing bird collisions.

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