Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) has been awarded the 2018 Conservation Hero Award by the National Audubon Society for her leadership on climate change, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the Land Water Conservation Fund, and for being a champion for birds and the places they live.

“I am honored to receive this prestigious award from the Audubon Society,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “The Audubon Society does tremendous work to preserve our natural ecosystems so that birds and wildlife can thrive. As the proud representative of the Adirondacks in Congress, I will continue to partner with the Audubon Society to ensure future generations can enjoy our rich natural treasures.”