Advocacy at Audubon
Audubon Society of Rhode Island promotes public policies that protect birds, wildlife and natural resources. Audubon conducts grassroots and direct advocacy to ensure that state and local policies and initiatives protect habitats and natural resources. Audubon organizes people into campaigns and coalitions to build a strong and respected environmental movement in Rhode Island and to increase the environmental literacy of elected officials and policy makers.
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Latest Audubon Advocacy News
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Audubon supports the Woodland Preservation and Stewardship Act of 2019, introduced by Rhode Island Representative Arthur Handy (District 18) and developed in partnership with Audubon. This bill recognizes and protects Rhode Island’s essential forest habitats.
Without changes in state policy, development will continue unchecked in areas of the state critically important as bird and wildlife habitat.
Land and Water Conservation Fund permanently reauthorized & Rhode Island's Wood-Pawcatuck River designated as part of the Wild and Scenic River System.
So, what's the plan? An editorial piece by Audubon Senior Director of Policy Meg Kerr.
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium
Visit Rhode Island's largest nature center and aquarium. Walk the trails through meadows and marshes to Narragansett Bay. Say hello to Finn and Atlanta, our resident Red-tailed Hawks.
Meet the Ambassadors
Audubon’s avian ambassadors inspire an appreciation of nature in people of all ages. Here you can find:
- Bird Biographies
- Raptor Encounter Program
- Sponsor-A-Raptor Program