Press Center

Audubon California is one of the leading voices for birds and conservation in the Golden State, and a resource for members of the media looking for information on topics such as birds, habitat conservation, climate change, wildlife policy, and a variety of related issues. Representatives of our organization appear in the press regularly and are happy to share their expertise.

To speak to an Audubon California expert, contact our Communications Department:

Jason Howe
Media Relations Manager, Pacific and Central Flyways
jason.howe@audubon.org
(415) 595-9245

Press releases

Audubon California: Governor’s Revised Budget Will Make the Outdoors More Accessible to Millions
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Audubon California: Governor’s Revised Budget Will Make the Outdoors More Accessible to Millions

— “With today’s announcement, California takes a significant step toward protecting our state's biodiversity and ensuring that all Californians have safe and affordable access to nature.”
Audubon California: Newsom Expansion of Drought Declaration Means Badly-Needed Water for Migratory Birds
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Audubon California: Newsom Expansion of Drought Declaration Means Badly-Needed Water for Migratory Birds

— “The Governor and stakeholders need to shift gears and manage for drought as the new normal, rather than an emergency that we address every few years.”
Audubon California: Newsom Plan to End Oil Extraction in California Sets Bold Global Example
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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.
Groups Seek Faster Progress from State, More Community Participation in Salton Sea Plans
Salton Sea

Groups Seek Faster Progress from State, More Community Participation in Salton Sea Plans

— Nearby communities, threatened wildlife have no time for further delays
Audubon California-Sponsored Bill Recognizes Access to Nature as a Human Right and State Policy Priority
Right To Nature

Audubon California-Sponsored Bill Recognizes Access to Nature as a Human Right and State Policy Priority

— First-of-its-kind bill would help address disparities in access to outdoor recreation in communities of color and elsewhere.
Asm. Ash Kalra and Audubon to Announce California Bill Addressing Green Space Access Inequality
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Asm. Ash Kalra and Audubon to Announce California Bill Addressing Green Space Access Inequality

New bill, believed the first of its kind, would help address disparities in access to outdoor recreation in communities of color and elsewhere.

Audubon California: Richmond Spill More Than Enough to Damage Sensitive Ecosystem
Coastal Resiliency

Richmond Spill More Than Enough to Damage Sensitive Ecosystem

— SF Bay is a keystone of an ecosystem that supports everything from seabirds to herring.
Innovative Bill Would Promote Regenerative Ranching in California
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Innovative Bill Would Promote Regenerative Ranching in California

— Audubon California-Sponsored bill encourages ranching practices that restore grasslands and sequester carbon.
Audubon California Blasts Administration Move to Decimate Northern Spotted Owl Critical Habitat
Conservation

Audubon California Blasts Administration Move to Decimate Northern Spotted Owl Critical Habitat

“The administration has declared open season on America’s public lands even as it leaves office, with dozens of threatened and endangered species hanging in the balance.”