Share the Shore

Love the beach? Be a Bird-friendly Beachgoer to Protect Snowy Plovers

Western Snowy Plovers

Six Foot Wingspan
Audubon Artist Residency

Six Foot Wingspan

Dance and Artist Residency Project with Audubon California

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Victory! 170,000 Tricolored Blackbirds saved in 2021
Tricolored Blackbird

Victory! 170,000 Tricolored Blackbirds saved in 2021

Thanks to our agricultural partners,100% of thirteen Tricolored Blackbird colonies across the San Joaquin Valley in California were protected this year.

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The Case for Wetlands in the Central Valley
Water

The Case for Wetlands in the Central Valley

Vital protections are needed for wetlands that depend on groundwater under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

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Bombay Beach Wetland
Bombay Beach Wetland

Bombay Beach Wetland

Audubon California has begun the planning phase for the restoration and enhancement of the newly emerging Bombay Beach Wetland, located by the town of Bombay Beach at the Salton Sea.

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The Annual Dilemma
Working Lands

The Annual Dilemma

If annual, non-native, and invasive grasses have a strategy for success, it is certainly, “the early bird gets the worm.” Our response focuses on prescribed burns and timed grazing to benefit grassland birds.

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Climate Change and Survival by Degrees
Global Warming

Climate Change and Survival by Degrees

389 Species on the Brink: Two-thirds of North American birds are at increasing risk of extinction from global temperature rise.

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 New Study Shows Seagrasses Buffer Ocean Acidification
Coastal Resiliency

New Study Shows Seagrasses Buffer Ocean Acidification

Eelgrass provides dozens of benefits to our coast and ocean. A groundbreaking new study further underlines its importance to marine birds and wildlife in a time of climate change.

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Photo: National Audubon Society

Birds we're diggin'

A brief history of Audubon in California

Audubon California was established in 1996 as a field program of the National Audubon Society, overseeing the organization's properties and leading conservation efforts. But our work in California goes back to the earliest days of the national organization, even before its formal founding. Audubon's legacy of conservation and activism in the Golden State establishes it as a force for conservation along the Pacific Flyway.