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From defending endangered species to reducing climate change impacts, one of the most effective ways to protect the nature of Massachusetts is through sound environmental policy.
Mass Audubon's Advocacy department works with other conservation organizations, legislators, and citizen groups to shape and strengthen environmental laws and regulations.
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With our deep roots in advocacy, we effect change in policies at the local, state, and federal levels to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.
Mass Audubon created this program specifically to help the fastest-developing communities in Massachusetts chart a more sustainable future. Get involved >
A sampling of news from Mass Audubon’s weekly advocacy updates – sign up here Action You Can Take New England’s energy system is more polluting and expensive than it should be. Mass Audubon supports the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office’s efforts to improve energy market rules that promote affordable clean energy, healthy communities, and climate protection, and you […]
As we close out a challenging year, we are also taking a moment to be thankful for the many strides we made toward advancing environmental protections, which ranged from federal laws to local community action. These 2020 wins included: Advocating for the Great American Outdoors Act, which was signed into law. The new law includes $900 million annually in long-awaited permanent funding for the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund to protect our public lands, water resources, and […]
A sampling of news from Mass Audubon’s weekly advocacy updates – sign up here Action You Can Take The state has completed a technical review of pesticides containing neonicotinoids, which confirms that these chemicals are harmful to pollinators. Mass Audubon and our partners are submitting testimony urging restrictions on these pesticides, and others can too. Mass Audubon […]