Press Center

Audubon California is one of the leading voices for birds and conservation in the Golden State, and a resource for members of the media looking for information on topics such as birds, habitat conservation, climate change, wildlife policy, and a variety of related issues. Representatives of our organization appear in the press regularly and are happy to share their expertise.

To speak to an Audubon California expert, contact our Communications Department:

Garrison Frost
Director of Marketing and Communications
gfrost@audubon.org
(415) 644-4604

Rachelle House
Development Communications Associate
rhouse@audubon.org
415.644.4601

Press releases

As state makes new commitments on Salton Sea timeline, it will still be judged by its work on the ground
Water

As state makes new commitments on Salton Sea timeline, it will still be judged by its work on the ground

— With water deliveries set to stop on Dec. 31, the state must move to control toxic dust and protect and restore fish and wildlife habitat.
Developers continue spurious attacks on Coastal California Gnatcatcher and Endangered Species Act
Audublog

Developers continue spurious attacks on Coastal California Gnatcatcher and Endangered Species Act

— Science behind group’s latest delisting petition was proven baseless, but now they’re hoping Trump Administration will bend the rules for them.
10-year anniversary of San Francisco Bay’s Cosco Busan oil spill a cautionary tale amid push for more oil drilling
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10-year anniversary of San Francisco Bay’s Cosco Busan oil spill a cautionary tale amid push for more oil drilling

— Thousands of birds died and shorelines were blackened after 53,000 gallons of oil spilled following Nov. 7, 2007 accident
U.S. Department of Commerce needs to come clean about national marine sanctuaries
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U.S. Department of Commerce needs to come clean about national marine sanctuaries

— Yesterday was the deadline for its study about reducing size or relaxing restrictions on our pristine water habitat.
Governor Brown signs parks and water bond legislation, which includes funding for Salton Sea
Salton Sea

Governor Brown signs parks and water bond legislation, which includes funding for Salton Sea

— Measure will go before the voters in June, and will mean a significant commitment to solving the crisis at the Salton Sea if it passes.
Audubon California applauds Legislature's passage of Senate Bill 5
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Audubon California applauds Legislature's passage of Senate Bill 5

— Senate Bill 5 will allow California voters to decide on critical funding for local regional, and state parks, as well as important conservation priorities, such as the Salton Sea.
Coastal Commission decision protects birds and vital habitat in Humboldt Bay
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Coastal Commission decision protects birds and vital habitat in Humboldt Bay

— Initially faced with a proposal for expansion, state body approves a smaller project with conditions to reduce adverse impacts on nature.
Nearly 75,000 Tricolored Blackbirds protected in 2017
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Nearly 75,000 Tricolored Blackbirds protected in 2017

— Celebrating the five year partnership between farmers and conservationists that allows Tricolored blackbirds nesting on farms sufficient time to fledge their young
California renews its leadership on climate change
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California renews its leadership on climate change

Passage of Assembly Bill 398 reauthorizes landmark cap-and-trade program and will reduce air pollution in California’s communities. It will be great for birds, too.

Audubon California applauds Coastal Commission's rejection of Humboldt Bay project
Humboldt Bay

Audubon California applauds Coastal Commission's rejection of Humboldt Bay project

— Expansion of oyster farming would have harmed critical bird habitat