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

Statement from Audubon California following Assembly Committee hearing on the Salton Sea
Salton Sea

Statement from Audubon California following Assembly Committee hearing on the Salton Sea

— Members of the Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee today grilled state officials on the lack of progress on completing habitat restoration and dust control projects.
Bill defending California’s migratory birds passes key Assembly Committee
Audublog

Bill defending California’s migratory birds passes key Assembly Committee

— Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee passes Assembly Bill 2627, which protects California birds in the face of federal rollbacks.
Tricolored Blackbird gets new protections in fight to stave off extinction
Audublog

Tricolored Blackbird gets new protections in fight to stave off extinction

— California Fish and Game Commission adds struggling bird to state endangered species list.
California Fish and Game Commission to weigh designating Tricolored Blackbird an endangered species
Tricolored Blackbird

California Fish and Game Commission to weigh designating Tricolored Blackbird an endangered species

— Audubon California supports effort to protect rare bird, which has declined 55 percent since 2008.
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Audubon California mourns the passing Nancy McFadden

— As top advisor to Gov. Jerry Brown, McFadden helped chart California's recent political renaissance.
New legislation seeks to protect California’s birds from Trump Administration rollbacks
Audublog

New legislation seeks to protect California’s birds from Trump Administration rollbacks

— Effort will give state power to maintain protections in light of administration’s gutting of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
Citing multiple benefits to conservation, Audubon California strongly supports Proposition 68
Audublog

Citing multiple benefits to conservation, Audubon California strongly supports Proposition 68

— $4 billion bond measure on the June ballot will provide critical funding for parks, habitat, clean water, and the Salton Sea.
Administration move could unravel landmark desert conservation agreement
Audublog

Administration move could unravel landmark desert conservation agreement

— Reopening long-settled talks on landmark Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan could set both renewable energy and habitat protection back eight years.
Wildlife conservationists cheer Gov. Brown’s call for sustainable funding
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Wildlife conservationists cheer Gov. Brown’s call for sustainable funding

— 2018-19 budget proposal includes significant new funding to support fish and wildlife in California
Sarah Rose named executive director of Audubon California
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Sarah Rose named executive director of Audubon California

— National Audubon Society taps well-known strategic leader to run one of its premiere state programs