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Archive for May 2013

Do Not Disturb

Through most of North America, nesting season is in full swing. Here are some friendly reminders on how to protect wildlife during this vulnerable time: Avoid disturbance to known nest or den sites Since all wildlife species must successfully breed and raise young to survive, it is important to avoid disturbing nests, den sites, or other breeding…

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Audubon International Certifies 1,000th Golf Course in ACSP Program

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA – Eagles Pride Golf Course is the 1000th golf course in the world to receive designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.” The golf course is located at Washington state’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), the Defense Department’s largest military installation on the West Coast.  “We are very proud to have earned this in…

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Interactive Native Habitat

One of the important lessons that we have learned over the years is that small projects can have large impacts. As an example, when the staff at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge in Snoqualmie, WA finished adding a pool to the grounds, they took the opportunity to not only restore the nearby area to pre-construction status, but specifically…

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Don’t Miss These Award Opportunities!

In addition to offering Audubon International certification for your sustainability efforts, we look for other ways you can receive cash prizes and recognition. Here are three opportunities, which relate to economic development, health, and innovation in sustainability and have deadlines in the next month. Contact me if you would like assistance in submitting an application…

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Earth Day in the Adirondacks

What better way to spend Earth Day 2013 than celebrating the environmental accomplishments of the Lake Placid/Saranac region of New York State generally and those of lodging and tourism sector specifically?! On April 22, I was invited to represent Audubon International at a media event held at one of the most environmentally friendly lodging facilities…

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