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

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

— Expansion of oyster farming would have harmed critical bird habitat
Audubon California statement following failure of Assembly Bill 378 in State Assembly
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Audubon California statement following failure of Assembly Bill 378 in State Assembly

— Audubon California is extremely disappointed that the California Assembly has failed to pass Assembly Bill 378 to extend California’s leadership in climate policy.
Bird enthusiasts join coast-wide effort on May 6 to count brown pelicans
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Bird enthusiasts join coast-wide effort on May 6 to count brown pelicans

— Birding blitz along Pacific coast will aid conservation of an iconic species
New offshore drilling poses grave risk to California’s birds and cherished way of life
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New offshore drilling poses grave risk to California’s birds and cherished way of life

— “The story of every oil spill in recent history has been written in images of dead and dying birds.”
Conservation and hunting groups sue to halt Humboldt Bay habitat destruction
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Conservation and hunting groups sue to halt Humboldt Bay habitat destruction

— Lawsuit filed by Audubon California and California Waterfowl Association takes aim at faulty environmental impact studies.
Audubon California statement on State Assembly's vote to approve parks bond (AB 18)
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Audubon California statement on State Assembly's vote to approve parks bond (AB 18)

— Audubon California looks forward to supporting this legislation as it moves to the State Senate.
State’s 10-Year Plan for Salton Sea is a big step forward
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State’s 10-Year Plan for Salton Sea is a big step forward

— Still more work to do to control dust and restore habitat on thousands of acres of exposed playa in the coming year.
Backers of California’s groundbreaking law on lead ammunition support new federal policy
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Backers of California’s groundbreaking law on lead ammunition support new federal policy

— Lead in ammunition finds its way into food chain, making wildlife and people vulnerable. Policy removing it from federal land is just common sense.