Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act

Protecting desert birds such as the Cactus Wren, Gila Woodpecker, Golden Eagle, Burrowing Owl, and Greater Roadrunner

Gila Woodpecker Photo: MIck Thompson

Thousands of Albatross Killed by Longline Fishing Gear
San Francisco Bay

Pelagic longlines – don’t take the bait

Federal fisheries managers threaten albatrosses with another push for new pelagic longline fisheries off the west coast.

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Climate Change and Survival by Degrees
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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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California Protects Small Fish that is Key for Coastal Wildlife
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California Protects Small Fish that is Key for Coastal Wildlife

Pacific herring is a linchpin for marine food chain and the commercial fishery.

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North America Has Lost More Than 1 in 4 Birds in Last 50 Years, New Study Says
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North America Has Lost More Than 1 in 4 Birds in Last 50 Years, New Study Says

For the first time, researchers have estimated the volume of total avian loss in the Western Hemisphere—and it’s not just threatened species that are declining. Many backyard favorites are also losing ground.

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Victory! Audubon-Sponsored Bill Protecting California's Migratory Birds Signed into Law
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Victory! Audubon-Sponsored Bill Protecting California's Migratory Birds Signed into Law

AB 454 ensures state-based protections for migratory birds in the face of federal rollbacks.

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Birds and Climate Visualizer
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Climate Visualizer

See how your backyard birds will be impacted by climate change.

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How conservation ranching is saving grassland birds
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How conservation ranching is saving grassland birds

Regenerative grazing increases plant diversity and productivity with benefits for bees, butterflies and birds.

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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.