Project Safe Flight Points the Way to a Bird-friendly Future

Suzanne Charlé |  November 15, 2022: 
Get the latest updates on Project Safe Flight, NYC Audubon's signature campaign to protect migrating birds in New York City. Learn how we use our research to reduce window collisions. 
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Introducing the Volunteers of Project Safe Flight

Carol Peace Robins |  November 15, 2022: 
Get to know the volunteers of Project Safe Flight, who devote themselves to rescuing injured birds in the City, and in doing so, collect research data crucial to NYC Audubon's advocacy efforts.
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Wind Power on the Horizon

Suzanne Charlé | Jun 21, 2022: 
Learn about an important new wind energy project planned right off of New York City's shoreline—and the efforts being taken to minimize risks to birds and other wildlife.
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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 Audubon is working to further mitigate this hazard for migratory birds.
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What Green Roofs Can Do for NYC’s Environment and People

The NYC Green Roof Researchers Alliance will hold its first annual conference, “The State of Green Roofs in New York City,” to discuss cutting-edge research on urban green roofs on Thursday, June 7, at The New School. This is the first-ever forum on the emerging fields of green roof science, policy, and education. Coordinated by NYC Audubon with funding from The New York Community Trust, the NYC Green Roof Researchers Alliance is a consortium of over 50 researchers, educators, and policymakers from 17 New York City and State institutions. It is investigating the potential benefits of green roofs, developing a comprehensive overview of green roofs in New York City, and working to expand them across the cityscape.
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Study Measures Light's Dramatic Impact on Bird Migration

Billions of birds undertake migratory journeys each spring and fall. Most of these spectacular movements go unseen, occurring under the cover of darkness. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides some of the most compelling evidence yet that artificial light at night causes radical changes in the behaviors of migrating birds.   
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