Washtenaw Audubon is thrilled to announce that the Ann Arbor City Council has heard your voices, and voted unanimously to evaluate the chimney at 415 W. Washington for retention, even while other structures at the site are demolished. IF the chimney can be salvaged, and IF the funds can be raised to do necessary repairs, our beloved swifts will be safe in their historic roost. There are plenty of hurdles ahead, but having the city's cooperation is huge. A well-timed thank you can do wonders to keep the good will flowing....please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to thank them. The meeting lasted into the early morning hours with more complicated agenda items, and they still stuck it out to vote on the Chimney Swift legislation. 

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Again, thank you to our concerned community for responding on behalf of the swifts! Never doubt that you can change the world....you just did!