Birds and Bees Protection Act

Feb 26, 2024 | Blog, Conservation, The Sandpiper

We received a letter from Erin McGrath, policy manager from Audubon New York, about the Birds and Bees Protection Act, that had officially been signed into law by Governor Hochul. They thanked us for our dedication to this issue.

The use of pesticides is a toxic threat that is endangering the health of birds, people and other wildlife. Chemically related to nicotine, they are commonly applied as seed treatments to corn, soy and wheat crops. They are aimed at pests but impact birds and other pollinators. they can prevent songbirds from orienting themselves for migration. So glad it passed!

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