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 Receives $500K from General Motors for Work on Salton Sea
Salton Sea

Audubon California Receives $500K from General Motors for Work on Salton Sea

— Great Egrets flying, Salton Sea, California.
Federal Agreement Would Provide $250m for Salton Sea Remediation Projects
Salton Sea

Federal Agreement Would Provide $250m for Salton Sea Remediation Projects

— “A major step forward … to safeguard residents and the environment.”
Audubon California Urges Backyard Birders to Empty Bird Baths and Feeders as Avian Flu Spreads
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Audubon California Urges Backyard Birders to Empty Bird Baths and Feeders as Avian Flu Spreads

— Waterfowl crowding at Salton Sea, Central Valley Refuges “a recipe for an epidemic.”
Governor Signs Audubon-Supported Law Making Access to Nature Part of State Policy
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Governor Signs Audubon-Supported Law Making Access to Nature Part of State Policy

— “This bill will begin the process of undoing more than a century’s worth of planning decisions that marginalized people of color and lower-income Californians.”
Audubon Awarded $500K Grant to Restore San Diego County Coastal Wetlands
Seas & Shores

Audubon Awarded $500K Grant to Restore San Diego County Coastal Wetlands

Audubon will work with Indigenous peoples, local community groups, and wetlands scientists to restore portions of Mission Bay in San Diego and land adjacent to Buena Vista Lagoon in North County

Press Release: Audubon California Hails Governor’s “30x30” Plan as a Crucial Step towards Protecting State Habitat
Advocacy

Press Release: Governor’s “30 x 30” Plan is Crucial Step towards Protecting State Habitat

"Governor Newsom’s plan is an ambitious yet achievable way to protect California’s people and natural resources."

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.