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News and notes about birds and conservation in California

California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Talking about Southern California fires
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Talking about Southern California fires

As fired rage throughout Southern California, Sandy DeSimone gives a little perspective.

Sandhill cranes at the Merced National Wildlife Refuge
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Sandhill cranes at the Merced National Wildlife Refuge

Incredible birding experiences continue to inspire Auduboners. Our recent trip to the Merced NWR was no exception--with thousands of Sandhill Cranes at sunset, a meteorite, and great horned owl all making appearances.

Audubon Center at Debs Park gathers community to holiday event
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Audubon Center at Debs Park gathers community to holiday event

The center's first Arroyo Seco Marketplace offered a great community alternative to the holiday rush.

Engaging Audubon Youth at Richardson Bay
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Engaging Audubon Youth at Richardson Bay

At Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary, Casey Arndt works to engage youth in conservation.

Sharing a love for birds and nature through art
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Sharing a love for birds and nature through art

Gallery owner and Audubon California donor, Bob Stevenson, is committed to spreading awareness about conserving wild places on Earth through art

Kern donor and volunteer goes above and beyond
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Kern donor and volunteer goes above and beyond

We are so grateful for the generosity and dedication of donors and volunteers like Jake Abel to supporting Kern River Preserve goes above and beyond

Fighting in California to save the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
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Fighting in California to save the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Audubon California's Garry George lays out what's at stake for our birds in a quick Q&A.

Partnerships protect over 160,000 acres of wetland
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Partnerships protect over 160,000 acres of wetland

Our partnerships with local chapters and the Grasslands Water District ensure the protection of contiguous wetland habitat

Reed Tollefson: Safeguarding the Kern River Valley
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Reed Tollefson: Safeguarding the Kern River Valley

“This is tough work and you’re going to get beat, and when that happens you need to stay focused on your goal of habitat protection,-- and you may find yourself striking a new alliance with the people that beat you.”

Aramburu restoration 10 years after the San Francisco Bay oil spill

November marks the 10-year anniversary of the Cosco Busan oil spill in San Francisco Bay. With that in mind, we recently revisited our restoration project on Aramburu Island in Richardson Bay that was largely inspired by the disaster. We're happy to report that the birds are responding well to the newly created habitat.

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