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The New York State Birding Trail Kicks Off on Staten Island's South Shore

Hillarie O'Toole | Apr 1, 2022: 
Staten Island's beautiful Mount Loretto Unique Area was chosen as the launching site for the New York State Birding Trail, a network of popular and accessible birding sites across the state organized by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Meet our Executive Director, Jessica Wilson

Kellye Rosenheim | Apr 5, 2022: 
Get to know Jessica Wilson, executive director of NYC Bird Alliance (formerly NYC Audubon).  NYC Bird Alliance birding guide and past Director of Development Kellye Rosenheim sat down with Jessica to discuss her first days on the job and what she sees in the organization's future.


The Living Shoreline of Jamaica Bay

By Carol Peace Robins | Apr 15, 2022: 
Explore the newly created sustainable shoreline project at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, and learn how local partners pulled this complex project across the finish line.

Lights Out Laws Move Forward

Suzanne Charlé | Apr 21, 2022: 
Learn about the important recent progress made to reduce artificial nighttime lighting in New York City—and how NYC Bird Alliance is working to further mitigate this hazard for migratory birds.