Making sure that water under the ground helps birds above ground

New groundwater laws need to work for birds and habitat, as well as people.

Audubon California's Samantha Arthur in the Central Valley. Photo: Elizabeth Herman/National Audubon Society

Audubon Assembly 2018
Audubon California Assembly

Register for the 2018 Audubon Assembly

The 2018 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, explore conservation opportunities and practices, share stories with leaders from various regions, and establish peer-to-peer collaborations and partnerships.

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Passage of SB 100 is a major victory for birds and people
Global Warming

Passage of SB 100 is a major victory for birds and people

Legislation will help secure a future for 170 California bird species under threat from climate change.

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Tricolored Blackbird gets new protections in fight to stave off extinction
Audublog

Tricolored Blackbird gets new protections in fight to stave off extinction

California Fish and Game Commission adds struggling bird to state endangered species list.

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California voters approve Proposition 68
Salton Sea

California voters approve Proposition 68

$4 billion bond measure supported by Audubon will fund programs for safe parks, clean water, natural resources protection, climate change preparedness, and relief for the Salton Sea

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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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Sarah Rose named executive director of Audubon California
Press Center

Sarah Rose named executive director of Audubon California

National Audubon Society taps well-known strategic leader to run one of its premiere state programs

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Protecting Humboldt Bay
Humboldt Bay

Protecting Humboldt Bay

Humboldt Bay is one of the most important stopovers for birds along the Pacific Flyway

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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.