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

Ban on Toxic Lead Hunting Ammunition Takes Effect in California
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Ban on Toxic Lead Hunting Ammunition Takes Effect in California

Audubon-sponsored Assembly Bill 711 prohibits major source of lead poisoning in humans and wildlife

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.
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
Salton Sea’s iconic pelicans and cormorants are quickly becoming a thing of the past
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Salton Sea’s iconic pelicans and cormorants are quickly becoming a thing of the past

— As bird species disappear from California’s largest inland lake, Audubon report calls on state to restore crucial habitats.
Audubon California statement on passage of vital wetlands protection policy
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Audubon California statement on passage of vital wetlands protection policy

— California Water Resources Control Board passes new policy in response to Trump Administration abandonment of the Waters of the U.S. rule.
Bill defending California’s migratory birds passes key Assembly Committee
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Bill defending California’s migratory birds passes key Assembly Committee

— Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee passes Assembly Bill 454, which protects California birds in the face of federal rollbacks.
Audubon California’s message to Salton Sea policymakers: Don’t blow it
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Audubon California’s message to Salton Sea policymakers: Don’t blow it

— Representatives point out that the state and key stakeholders are poised to make up for lost time on one of the state’s most intractable environmental issues.
Audubon California raises concerns about new proposed oyster farming project in Humboldt Bay
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Audubon California raises concerns about new proposed oyster farming project in Humboldt Bay

— Conservation organization warns against potential damage to vital eelgrass and mudflat habitat.
Legislation introduced to further protect state’s migratory birds
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Legislation introduced to further protect state’s migratory birds

— Assembly Bill 454 will eliminate a key loophole in state law that could imperil a wide variety of treasured bird species.