As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Wednesday 21 February 2018

How Birds Would Fare Under the White House Budget and Infrastructure Proposals

Birds and people need smart investment in our environment to keep our communities safe, air and water clean and our climate habitable.
February 14, 2018

WASHINGTON — “Last year’s White House budget proposal failed to invest in American’s most cherished places as well as the clean air and water birds and people need—and it was largely rejected. It’s time to align the budget with our values and find real solutions to the challenges facing birds and the American people,” said Sarah Greenberger, Audubon’s senior vice president of conservation policy, in response to the latest federal budget proposal from the White House.

“Millions of birders, hunters and outdoor lovers—from all political backgrounds—rely on bedrock environmental protections and strong federal investment to protect the cherished natural resources that the White House’s budget and infrastructure proposals put at risk.

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