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California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Bobcat makes a visit to the Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary

A young bobcat recently paid a quick visit to the Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary in Orange County.

Bird LA Day at the Audubon Center at Debs Park draws hundreds. Visitors from all over Northeast Los Angeles flocked to the Audubon Center at Debs Park recently for Bird LA Day. The event at the Audubon Center was one of dozens throughout the larger Los Angeles area highligting bids and birding. It was great to see our local community come out to the Audubon Center at Debs Park’s Bird LA Day festivities for a day full of fun, arts, music, and birding for everyone. For a more complete overview of the day at Debs Park, check out this great post by our team.

How do you measure up? Fabiola Torres, the community engagement coordinator at the Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, recently painted a wondefful mural at the center that allows visitors to compare their wingspans with those of  variety of birds. Torres is pulling together plans for additional murals at the center in the coming months.

California Assembly passes legislation defending state’s birds from federal rollbacks
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California Assembly passes legislation defending state’s birds from federal rollbacks

— Assembly Bill 454 passes key legislative hurdle, Bill now moves on to California State Senate.
Scenes from the Brown Pelican survey
Seas & Shores

Scenes from the Brown Pelican survey

Last weekend over 120 agency biologists and trained amateurs completed the third year of the West Coast Brown Pelican Survey. Participants have shared their experience and photos from the surveys, revealing a deep affection and concern for this iconic coastal species.

Gov. Newsom meets with environmental leaders to discuss priorities including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (AB454), Salton Sea and investments in natural Working Lands.

Meet some Asian American staff at Audubon
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Meet some Asian American staff at Audubon

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we asked staff how their cultural background intersects with their career in conservation.

Sausalito’s unregulated anchor-outs destroy eelgrass beds
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Sausalito’s unregulated anchor-outs destroy eelgrass beds

— Aerial images show ‘crop circles’ in eelgrass habitat
LA Bird Walk Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage
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LA Bird Walk Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage

Connecting the Asian Pacific American community to the world of birding.

Preparing for the next phase of restoration in Sonoma Creek marsh
Sonoma Creek Restoration

Preparing for the next phase of restoration in Sonoma Creek marsh

Our 2015 project is already providing important habitat for sensitive bird species.

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