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News and notes about birds and conservation in California

California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

California Assembly passes legislation defending state’s birds from federal rollbacks
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California Assembly passes legislation defending state’s birds from federal rollbacks

— Assembly Bill 454 passes key legislative hurdle, Bill now moves on to California State Senate.
Scenes from the Brown Pelican survey
Seas & Shores

Scenes from the Brown Pelican survey

Last weekend over 120 agency biologists and trained amateurs completed the third year of the West Coast Brown Pelican Survey. Participants have shared their experience and photos from the surveys, revealing a deep affection and concern for this iconic coastal species.

What is bird language?
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What is bird language?

How birding and mindfulness join forces to connect us to nature

Gov. Newsom meets with environmental leaders to discuss priorities including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (AB454), Salton Sea and investments in natural Working Lands.

Meet some Asian American staff at Audubon
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Meet some Asian American staff at Audubon

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we asked staff how their cultural background intersects with their career in conservation.

Study documents environmental impacts of Sausalito’s unregulated anchor-outs
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Study documents environmental impacts of Sausalito’s unregulated anchor-outs

— Aerial photography documents ‘crop circles’ in eelgrass beds
LA Bird Walk Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage
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LA Bird Walk Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage

Connecting the Asian Pacific American community to the world of birding.

Preparing for the next phase of restoration in Sonoma Creek marsh
Sonoma Creek Restoration

Preparing for the next phase of restoration in Sonoma Creek marsh

Our 2015 project is already providing important habitat for sensitive bird species.

Audubon joins call for greater state investment in natural resources

Audubon California Policy Director Mike Lynes joined a recent press conference in Sacramento calling for greater investments from the state budget for natural resources, particularly from the state's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. The event was led by Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia, and a number of other conservation organizations also took part.

Audubon joins local leaders to talk about Salton Sea issues

Audubon California recently joined local water leaders and NGOs to tour the Salton Sea and view the crisis there up close. This great clip from NBC Palm Springs covers the day.

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