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1705, 2022

IMMEDIATE ACTION ALERT

The U.S. Senate is now considering the bipartisan Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Enhancements Act of 2022, an important bill that would provide a major funding increase to migratory bird conservation, as well as more equitable access to the funding. This new bill would boost the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA)⁠ — the only federal grants program specifically dedicated to the conservation of migratory birds across the Western Hemisphere. Saving migratory birds requires collaboration from experts and communities throughout the Americas. Since 2002, the NMBCA has supported more than 500 conservation projects in 36 countries, on more than 4.2 million [...]

1512, 2021

2022 Annual Spring Meeting – Memphis, Tennessee – April 22-24, 2022

2022 TOS SPRING STATE MEETING MEMPHIS, TENNEESSEE, APRIL 22 – 24, 2022 The Memphis chapter invites all TOS members to the Spring Meeting, to be held April 22 – 24, 2022. Friday night registration, the Board of Director’s meeting on Saturday, and Saturday dinner and program will all be held in the conference room immediately adjacent to the hotel. The meeting hotel is the Plantation Oaks Suites and Inn, 6656 Hwy 51N. From I-40, take exit 24B. Go 16 miles to Hwy 51. Go left on Hwy 51 for 2.2 miles. The hotel will be on the left. A block [...]

212, 2021

31st Annual Crane Days at Hiwassee Refuge

The 31st Annual Crane Days at Hiwassee Refuge will resume an 'in-person' Festival on January 15 & 16, 2022. All information can be found at the following link: https://www.tn.gov/twra/wildlife/birds/sandhill-crane-festival.html

1211, 2021

ACTION ALERT – STRENGTHEN OUR MOST IMPORTANT BIRD LAW

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced it is not only reinstating bird protections under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) but is also considering strengthening the rules going forward. A new permitting program would expand common-sense and inexpensive practices – such as covering oil pits or marking power lines to avoid collisions – saving millions of birds from preventable harm. Please consider sending a public comment to support strengthening protections for birds under the MBTA. The deadline to comment is Friday, December 3rd. If you use the Audubon portal below, your comments will be submitted through regulations.gov, where [...]

711, 2021

UPDATED ACTION ALERT…PITTMAN-ROBERTSON WILDLIFE ACT!

ACTION ALERT NOVEMBER 7, 2021 “A bill to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies, and for other purposes” has been introduced in both the U. S. House of Representatives (HR – 2773) and the U. S. Senate (S.2372). The bill is known by its short title “Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2021.” The Senate version currently has 32 co-sponsors (16 Republicans, 15 Democrats and 1 Independent), while the House version currently has 132 co-sponsors (101 Democrats [...]

3110, 2021

Action Alert December 2021

“A bill to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies, and for other purposes” has been introduced in both the U. S. House of Representatives (HR – 2773) and the U. S. Senate (S.2372). The bill is known by its short title “Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2021.” The Senate version currently has 30 co-sponsors (15 Republicans, 14 Democrats and 1 Independent), while the House version currently has 132 co-sponsors (101 Democrats and 31 Republicans). Co-sponsor lists [...]

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