Anna Weinstein

Articles by Anna Weinstein

Millions of Seabirds Need Forage Fish to Survive
Seas & Shores

Millions of Seabirds Need Forage Fish to Survive

— New Fishery Management Plan is the blueprint for conserving this vital forage fish species for millions of seabirds. In sum, herring are small fish with a big impact.
Wisdom the Laysan Albatross still smashing age and breeding records for wild birds
Audublog

Wisdom the Laysan Albatross still smashing age and breeding records for wild birds

— Wisdom, the oldest known wild bird, is at least 68 years old and has raised upwards of 35 chicks in her lifetime. Conservation actions have helped her thrive.
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.
Forage fish bill stands to make a huge difference for marine birds
Audublog

Forage fish bill stands to make a huge difference for marine birds

— Bipartisan Forage Fish Conservation Act is the next step toward safeguarding food for struggling seabirds.
Continuing the fight to save vital bird habitat in Humboldt Bay
Humboldt Bay

Continuing the fight to save vital bird habitat in Humboldt Bay

— New oyster farming proposal will threaten vital habitat in the bay.
Waterbird feeding frenzy in Point Richmond
Audublog

Waterbird feeding frenzy in Point Richmond

— Heightened bird activity highlights key winter food source for birds on the Pacific Flyway.
Audubon network shows up for anchovy, a little fish with a big impact
Seas & Shores

Audubon network shows up for anchovy, a little fish with a big impact

— Sporting green and white hats emblazoned with California least terns, chapter volunteers urged fisheries managers to “get active on anchovy" because birds need them.
Brown Pelicans getting help from Audubon network
Seas & Shores

Brown Pelicans getting help from Audubon network

— This past spring and summer, unusual numbers of young brown pelicans turned up in parking lots, college graduations ceremonies, and streets from Oregon through California. Does this mean our California brown pelican subspecies is in trouble?
Protect our marine birds and mammals: stop HR 200
Conservation

Protect our marine birds and mammals: stop HR 200

— On Wednesday, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on a bill that would undermine the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). The MSA is the primary law that governs management of ocean fish in U.S. federal waters and has served as the nation’s road map to sustainably managed fisheries.