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Bring Back the
Greater Sage-Grouse


A national, high-stakes effort is underway to conserve the Greater Sage-Grouse. This species' population is declining quickly, and the bird has disappeared completely from a number of states and provinces. Only by protecting the best remaining sage-grouse habitat now can we hope to conserve the species. Send a letter to President Obama today, urging his administration to adopt the conservation measures needed to ensure sustainable management for the grouse.

Time to End Bird
Deaths in Pipes


Each year, tens of thousands of birds, including iconic Western Bluebirds, fall into open pipes used for a variety of purposes on public lands in the western United States. Sadly, these birds frequently are trapped and die. PVC mine markers are most numerous, but uncapped fence posts and outhouse vents are other culprits.The USDA Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) have taken notice of the problem and started to take steps to prevent these needless deaths, but more needs to be done. Please help us encouragefurther action!

Marbled Murrelet, Thomas Hamer
Marbled Murrelet in Trouble

The Marbled Murrelet, a rare seabird of the North Pacific, nests in trees older than 200 years. The species is now endangered, and logging of old-growth forests is a major cause of its decline. That's why we at ABC are concerned about legislation that would intensify logging of old-growth in the Pacific Northwest. The O&C Land Grant Act would increase logging on 2.6 million acres of federal forests in western Oregon, destroying as much as 20 percent of the Marbled Murrelet’s remaining habitat in that area. Urge your Senator to oppose the O&C Land Grant Act and stop habitat destruction for this and other Western birds!