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California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Art of Bird Drag
Audubon Artist Residency

Art of Bird Drag

Viral makeup tutorial, bird drag looks, and special interview with L Y L E, drag queen and Disney Prince.

Queer Bird Story Hour
Audublog

Queer Bird Story Hour

Virtual Pride Event on Wednesday, June 30, at 1:00pm PT. Hear a modern queer bird lovestory, celebrate drag queens, and enjoy a special dance performance!

Shortbelly Rockfish: An unlikely forage fish rockstar
Coastal Resiliency

Shortbelly Rockfish: An unlikely forage fish rockstar

Speak up for this critical seafood for seabirds, including Marbled Murrelets, Pigeon Guillemot, Rhinoceros Auklets, Common Murre, Brandt’s Cormorant, and California Least Tern

Audubon California: Newsom Plan to End Oil Extraction in California Sets Bold Global Example
Press Center

Audubon California: Newsom Plan to End Oil Extraction in California Sets Bold Global Example

— Governor’s executive order ends fracking in state by 2024 and all petroleum extraction by 2045.
 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.

The Trail to Liberation
Bird-Friendly Communities

The Trail to Liberation

On a solo trek to Mount Shasta, I finally embraced myself for who I really was - a trans woman.

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.

Bridging the Nature Gap
Audublog

Bridging the Nature Gap

California Bill Would Make the Outdoors More Accessible to Everyone

Mental Health in the Pandemic and the Comfort of Contact Calls
Bird-Friendly Communities

Mental Health in the Pandemic and the Comfort of Contact Calls

A bird's gentle call back and forth allows her companion to relax - perhaps enough to make it to the next day. How can we apply this in our own lives?

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