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News and notes about birds and conservation in California

California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Volunteers brave heat to make a better place for birds
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Volunteers brave heat to make a better place for birds

Volunteers at the Audubon Center at Debs Park help turn urban park in a bird-friendly oasis.

Conservation groups demand to be included in high-level Salton Sea talks
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Conservation groups demand to be included in high-level Salton Sea talks

Audubon California joined with Defenders of Wildlife and Sierra Club to ensure that public health and environmental issues are addressed.

The fight to save national monuments comes to Kern and Tulare counties
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The fight to save national monuments comes to Kern and Tulare counties

Boards of supervisors in each county are prepping a letter supporting the shrinking of the Giant Sequoia National Monument. Our voices can stop them.

Audubon activists descend on Capitol to urge action on climate and conservation
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Audubon activists descend on Capitol to urge action on climate and conservation

June 8 Advocacy Day shows the power of the Audubon network in California.

Swinging south with Audubon California

Some of our staff from Northern California last month took a trip to Audubon properties in Southern California, visiting the Audubon Kern River Preserve, Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary, and the Audubon Center at Debs Park. They shot some video and we thought we'd share a bit of that. In this video, you also get to meet some great people -- Reed Tollefson, Sandy DeSimone, and Marcos Trinidad.

Organizing to protect the San Gabriel National Monument
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Organizing to protect the San Gabriel National Monument

Groups gather in Los Angeles to defend vital access to wildlands for Angelenos.

Defending our California desert national monuments
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Defending our California desert national monuments

Community turns out in Indio in support of three area national monuments under review by the Administration.

Asthma on the rise around the Salton Sea

It's not just birds that are being harmed by the changes at the Salton Sea. Asthma is becoming epidemic.

Tom Steyer visits the Audubon Center at Debs Park. The Audubon Center at Debs Park welcomed Tom Steyer of NextGen Climate this week to talk about the power of community. At left, with Steyer, is Audubon Center Director Marcos Trinidad.

Bird populations crashing at the Salton Sea

Excellent reporting in the Desert Sun about how observers are starting to see dramatic declines in bird populations at the Salton Sea. Time is running out to fix things.

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