Audubon California Assembly

Assembly Program 2018

The theme of the 2018 Assembly is Look Up. The weekend will be an opportunity to look outside our local programs and learn from each other.
Great Egret Photo: Mick Thompson (Flickr/Creative Commons)

The Assembly program will focus on interactive sessions featuring Audubon California staff and chapter members that build the capacity of leaders within the Audubon network.

Friday afternoon

Chapter Congress –  (90 minutes)
Chapter Leaders meet with the Audubon California staff to set mutual conservation priorities for 2019.

Peer Networking - (90 minutes)
Chapter leaders will be able to network with other leaders who hold the same position on their boards and discuss common challenges and share solutions.

Welcome remarks from Sarah Rose, Executive Director of Audubon California

Keynote and Dinner

Saturday Sessions 

Capacity/Skill building

  • Fundraising Workshop: Planned Giving 101
  • Spreading the word: Communication strategies for chapters 


  • Saving birds through policy action
  • Western Water: Audubon connecting water for Birds and People 
  • Climate initiatives to protect birds and people

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

  • Building bridges between conservation and environmental justice: Forging partnerships and expanding our reach


  • Conservation in So Cal: What tree mortality and fire mean for the rest of the state
  • Coalition building: Advancing conservation priorities with local partners on the ground 

Happy Hour hosted by the Audubon California board

Sunday Field Trips

Bolsa Chica - hosted by Sea & Sage Audubon Society

Los Cerritos Wetland - hosted by El Dorado Audubon Society

Toxics Tour with Communities for a Better Environment and tour of International Bird Rescue

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