Restoring eelgrass in Richardson Bay involved long hours in cold water. Photo: Crystal Weaver, and courtesy of Merkel & Associates which is leading the NOAA-funded project in collaboration with the Boyer Lab at SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center.

Ventura pipeline spills 700 barrels of oil
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Ventura pipeline spills 700 barrels of oil

Firefighters and hazmat team halt spill's progress toward ocean

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Victory for shorebirds and stewards of Ormond Beach
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Victory for shorebirds and stewards of Ormond Beach

The City Council of Oxnard passed an ordinance this week that will provide increased protection for Western Snowy Plovers, California Least Terns and other shorebirds at Ormond Beach.

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Salton Sea
Salton Sea

Securing a home for birds at the Salton Sea

Audubon California is helping secure the future of one of the state's key bird habitats.

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Water and birds
Water

Water and birds

Audubon California is working throughout the state to ensure that birds and habitat receive the water that they need.

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No, the Central Valley refuges aren't getting 100% of their federal water allocations. Not remotely.
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It's always a drought for birds

No, the Central Valley wildlife refuges aren't getting 100% of their federal water allocation. Not remotely.

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Audubon California Assembly
Audubon California Assembly

Audubon California Assembly

The 2016 Audubon California Assembly will be an exciting opportunity for you to meet with Chapter Leaders and members from all over the state to enjoy birding the iconic sierra, explore conservation opportunities and practices, share stories with leaders from various regions, and establish peer-to-peer collaborations and partnerships.

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Saving the Tricolored Blackbird
Tricolored Blackbird

Saving the Tricolored Blackbird

This rare California bird needs our help to survive.

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Birds we're diggin'

A brief history of Audubon in California

Audubon California was established in 1996 as a field program of the National Audubon Society, overseeing the organization's properties and leading conservation efforts. But our work in California goes back to the earliest days of the national organization, even before its formal founding. Audubon's legacy of conservation and activism in the Golden State establishes it as a force for conservation along the Pacific Flyway. Learn more about it.