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Tell Congress: Don't Derail Sage-Grouse Conservation
URGENT: Don't Let Congress Gut Bird and Wildlife Protections. Our elected officials are up to no good again, proposing to gut critical provisions of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. Too bad that there are no other problems left to deal with in the USA, all that's left is to finally deal with all those pesky birds and other wildlife....read on


Spring Count Results
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, which has the largest collection of John James Audubon prints in Colorado, is planning a major exhibition of his work, paired with paintings by Denver artist Kevin Sloan, March 7-May 31.

AVAS President Peg Rooney's Letter to Editor re Negative Effects of Wind Farms

AVAS wrote a Letter in Support of the following:
WE DID IT!!! WESTCLIFFE AND SILVER CLIFF ARE NOW A CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL DARK SKY COMMUNITY
Minutes ago it was announced in Tucson that Westcliffe & Silver Cliff are approved as the worlds ninth certified Dark Skies Community by International Dark Skies Inc. We are the first in Colorado and the highest in elevation of any of them.

Cornell Lab eNews, lots of good & fun information:

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View images produced by members of Arkansas Valley Audubon Society
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Save Our Shared Birds - International Cooperation is the Key
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