Audublog

News and notes about birds and conservation in California

California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Sea and Sage Audubon Society tackles local conservation issues
Audublog

Sea and Sage Audubon Society tackles local conservation issues

Following historic 2018 election, chapter is attempting to meet with Orange County's new Congressional delegation.

Kern Audubon writes LTE thanking Congressman Cox

Kern Audubon Society and Tulare County Audubon recently met with staff from Congressman TJ Cox's office to discuss Tricolored Blackbirds, sustainable groundwater, and climate change. Kern Audubon expressed their appreciation for the open dialogue and willingness to hear from the conservation community through a Letter to the Editor published today in the Bakersfield Californian. Read the LTE here

Audubon chapters take another step toward protecting important Kern County habitat
Audublog

Audubon chapters take another step toward protecting important Kern County habitat

State agency agrees to help fund purchase and protection of Desert Springs property.

Audubon California and EDF applaud efforts of So Cal water agencies to complete Drought Contingency Plan
Salton Sea

Audubon California and EDF applaud efforts of So Cal water agencies to complete Drought Contingency Plan

Drought Contingency Plan will bring important water stability to entire region, for the benefit of birds and communities

Audubon Talks Climate and Birds with Congressional Office
Audublog

Audubon Talks Climate and Birds with Congressional Office

Visiting with the office of Representative Josh Harder of the 10th District of California.

Solomon Fingold leaves generous bequest to Audubon California
Audublog

Solomon Fingold leaves generous bequest to Audubon California

Fingold was a charismatic self-made businessman and a passionate supporter of environmental and social causes.

Audubon California raises concerns about new proposed oyster farming project in Humboldt Bay
Humboldt Bay

Audubon California raises concerns about new proposed oyster farming project in Humboldt Bay

— Conservation organization warns against potential damage to vital eelgrass and mudflat habitat.
Legislation introduced to further protect state’s migratory birds
Audublog

Legislation introduced to further protect state’s migratory birds

— Assembly Bill 454 will eliminate a key loophole in state law that could imperil a wide variety of treasured bird species.

Audubon meets with Congressional office. A group of representatives from Audubon California and Central Valley chapters met today with staff from the office of newly-elected House Member T.J. Cox.  Pictured are Kevin Fahey (Kern Audubon), Mary Merriman (Tulare County Audubon), Brooke Stutz (Kern Audubon), Joseph Lopez (representing office of T.J. Cox, Joan Parker (Tulare County Audubon) and Ariana Rickard (Audubon California).

Visiting the Salton Sea
Salton Sea

Visiting the Salton Sea

A group of Auduboners visited the west side of the Salton Sea this week. Some pictures.

How you can help, right now