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Western Grebes in courtship dance, Clear Lake. Photo: Patty McGann

California Coastal Commission votes to remove executive director
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Coastal Commission action bodes ill for birds

While the removal of its executive director could indicate a shift in priorities for the California Coastal Commission, the outpouring of support for coastal protection offers hope.

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Creation of desert national monuments safeguards vital bird habitats
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New desert national monuments safeguard vital bird habitats

Presidential action creates three new national monuments, protecting 1.8 million acres -- but really, you had us at Elf Owl.

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California congressman introduces bill to reduce seabird deaths
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California congressman introduces bill to reduce seabird deaths

Proposed legislation aims to reduce bycatch of critically endangered albatross and petrel species.

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Clean and Healthy Bay
Clean and Healthy Bay

Clean and Healthy Bay

San Francisco Bay ballot measure would restore vital bird habitat, provide clean water and ensure flood protection.

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Global Warming and a clean energy future
Global Warming

Global Warming

170 California birds species are in danger of extinction in the coming decades if we fail to act on global warming.

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Working Lands
Working Lands

Working Lands

By partnering with landowners, we can create lasting protections for birds.

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Birds Matter
Birds

Birds Matter

Birds are important to us in ways we are only beginning to understand. Here are just a few ways that birds matter -- not just to us, but to the world.

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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.