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

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.
Wildlife conservationists cheer Gov. Brown’s call for sustainable funding
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Wildlife conservationists cheer Gov. Brown’s call for sustainable funding

— 2017-18 budget proposal highlights importance of finding a solution for a “state with more biodiversity than any other”
Audubon California’s new Salton Sea director brings local experience to effort to preserve critical bird habitat
Salton Sea

Audubon California’s new Salton Sea director brings local experience to effort to preserve critical bird habitat

— Frank Ruiz will use his experience in the Imperial Valley to rally support for protecting bird habitat while addressing public health concerns associated with the Salton Sea.
House ‘drought’ bill could have disastrous effects for Central Valley birds
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House ‘drought’ bill could have disastrous effects for Central Valley birds

— Drought bill introduced on first day of the 115th Congress rolls back protections for birds and the environment that Californians have supported for decades.
Northern Spotted Owl named Audubon California’s  2016 Bird of the Year
Bird Of The Year

Northern Spotted Owl named Audubon California’s 2016 Bird of the Year

— Online voters selected the conservation icon from a crowded field.
New report offers roadmap for protecting birds at the Salton Sea
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A roadmap for protecting birds at the Salton Sea

— New study shows acreage of habitat state needs to provide to maintain area’s role on the Pacific Flyway.
Proposed 'drought-response' language holds dangers for birds and wildlife
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Proposed 'drought-response' language holds dangers for birds and wildlife

— Audubon California joins many other conservation organizations in urging lawmakers to reject rider to Water Resources Development Act that undermines the Endangered Species Act and destabilizes water deliveries to Central Valley wildlife refuges.
Passage of Proposition 67 removes a danger for birds and habitat
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Passage of Prop 67 will remove a key threat to birds

— Audubon California had endorsed Proposition 67 to protect birds and remove a blight to California's treasured open spaces.
Citizen Scientists along West Coast to Count Brown Pelicans on Saturday, October 15 to Aid in Conservation of Troubled Seabird
California Brown Pelican Survey

Citizen Scientists along West Coast to Count Brown Pelicans on Saturday, October 15 to Aid in Conservation of Troubled Seabird

— Bird enthusiasts in California, Oregon, Washington, and Baja Mexico, are invited to join a West coast-wide effort to count California brown pelicans on Saturday, October 15, 2016 during the last four hours of daylight to help conservationists determine the health of the iconic species.