A program that supports city partners in conserving birds and their habitats and providing opportunities for community engagement in bird-related recreation, education, and conservation activities in urban and suburban areas.
The Urban Bird Treaty program is a unique, collaborative effort between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and participating U.S. cities. Launched in 1999, the first treaty was signed with New Orleans and the second with Chicago in 2000. Since that time, an additional 28 cities have become Urban Bird Treaty cities, for a total of 30 spanning from Alaska to Alabama. Read about our Urban Bird Treaty cities.
The Urban Bird Treaty Program Guidebook provides a wealth of information and resources to support partners in existing Urban Bird Treaty cities and those interested in nominating their cities for Urban Bird Treaty City status.
This year the Service’s Urban Bird Treaty Program funded 6 community-based conservation projects through its participation in the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program. For the 2022 grant funding cycle, the Service’s Migratory Bird Program...
The Urban Conservation Treaty for Migratory Birds (Urban Bird Treaty) is a program working with cities and partners to conserve migratory birds through education, hazard reductions, community science, conservation actions, and conservation and habitat improvement strategies in urban/...
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