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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"

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Audubon Great Lakes Praises Introduction of Bipartisan Fisheries Bill to Help Great Lakes Birds
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Audubon Great Lakes Praises Introduction of Bipartisan Fisheries Bill to Help Great Lakes Birds

“Seabirds like Osprey and Caspian Tern make the Great Lakes their home during the summer breeding season... But for them to make it here, they must have abundant forage fish during the winter months and arduous migration.”

Audubon Launches New Restoration and Community Engagement Initiatives in Northwest Indiana
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Audubon Launches New Restoration and Community Engagement Initiatives in Northwest Indiana

​“This type of work is essential to attracting new people and businesses to our regional economy and improves our quality of place by connecting people to the unique ecosystem and wildlife of Northwest Indiana.” – Congressman Pete Visclosky

Audubon Great Lakes Responds to Proposed White House Budget
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Audubon Great Lakes Responds to Proposed White House Budget

President Trump's proposed budget cuts slash the budget for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) by 90 percent.

U.S. House Overwhelmingly Approves Permanent Reauthorization of Major Conservation Program
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U.S. House Overwhelmingly Approves Permanent Reauthorization of Major Conservation Program

“If you have ever enjoyed a public park or natural area, you should thank the Land and Water Conservation Fund.”

Audubon Network Comes Together to Protect Michigan’s Wetlands
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Audubon Network Comes Together to Protect Michigan’s Wetlands

The expansive Audubon network of staff, chapters, and advocates came together in Michigan to protect the state’s precious natural spaces and lawmakers listened.

Marsh Birds Provide the Blueprint for Wetland Restoration
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Marsh Birds Provide the Blueprint for Wetland Restoration

"These incredible [marsh bird] species tell us how to save our wetlands and water. It won’t be easy and it won’t be fast, but if we want future generations to enjoy the wonders of birds and nature and abundant and clean water, it’s worth it."

Indiana Marsh Bird Survey
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Indiana Marsh Bird Survey

Marsh bird surveys are needed to better inform habitat management at Indiana wetlands.

Audubon Supports Congressman Quigley's Bipartisan Bird-Safe Buildings Act
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Audubon Supports Congressman Quigley's Bipartisan Bird-Safe Buildings

As many as a billion birds die each year in window strikes; bill introduced by Congressman Quigley gives federal government opportunity to lead in cost-neutral, bird-friendly planning

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Wildlife Conservation Society grant builds climate resiliency in urban wetlands
Coastal Wetlands

Wildlife Conservation Society grant builds climate resiliency in urban wetlands

Water control structures help restore natural hydrology of Calumet wetlands.

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