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California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Audubon Applauds Federal Lawsuit Challenging Rollback of Endangered Species Act
Audublog

Audubon Applauds Federal Lawsuit Challenging Rollback of Endangered Species Act

California leads 16 other states, the District of Columbia and the City of New York in federal lawsuit

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

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.

Audubon Center at Debs Park gets ROOTED TOGETHER
Centers And Sanctuaries

ROOTED TOGETHER: Navigating the Conservation Field

Early and established career professionals of color discuss how to break into the conservation field, create sustainable change, and navigate unconscious and conscious biases in the field.

Seabird “Preyscapes” in the Age of Climate Change
Seas & Shores

Seabird “Preyscapes” in the Age of Climate Change

How breeding seabirds respond to climate-driven changes in their food sources

The Salton Sea Holds On For Dear Life
Salton Sea

The Salton Sea Holds On For Dear Life

How migratory birds are faring while they await state action to save this critical water resource for millions of birds.

Audubon-Sponsored Bill Protecting California’s Birds Clears State Senate
Audublog

Audubon-Sponsored Bill Protecting California’s Birds Clears State Senate

AB 454 clarifies that state law still protects migratory birds, even where Trump Administration has weakened federal law.

CAL FIRE Proposes to Remove Bird Habitat on a Massive Scale
Audublog

CAL FIRE Proposal Would Devastate 250,000 Acres, Endangered Plants and Birds

CAL FIRE admits that massive treatments will be ineffective in protecting life and property from wind-driven fires.

Tricolored Blackbird Recovery Imperiled
Audublog

Tricolored Blackbird Recovery Imperiled

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Denies Threatened Species Federal Listing under Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration’s weakening of the Endangered Species Act is an assault on America’s most vulnerable birds. This law has a 99% success rate, including saving America's national symbol, the Bald Eagle. TAKE ACTION to urge Congress to protect this law.

Federal Judge Rules Audubon Lawsuit Against Trump Administration May Proceed
Conservation

Federal Court Greenlights Joint Lawsuit to Defend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Lawsuit defends birds from the Trump Administration's efforts to hand industry a blank check for bird deaths.

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