Saving Our Seas and Shores
Working to protect California's seabirds and shorebirds.
Audubon California is devoted to the protection and recovery of the Western Snowy Plover, a small, rare, and threatened shorebird that makes its home on certain beaches on the Pacific coast. More...
We use science-based advocacy, outreach, and communications to improve conditions for seabirds in the California Current, and raise public awareness of this little-known group of birds and their ocean world. More...
Audubon California is engaged in estuary enhancement and restoration projects at San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge (San Pablo Bay Important Bird Area) to improve habitat for California Clapper Rail, California Black Rail, and migratory shorebirds and waterfowl. Learn more here. At our Richardson Bay Audubon Center (Richardson Bay Important Bird Area), we have been engaged in the Aramburu Island Enhancement Project, where we have recreated a former dredge spoil island to create habitat for migratory shorebirds and terns as well as other species.
Grebe Conservation Project
Audubon California is employing a variety of strategies to reduce the impact of human interference on breeding grebes at Eagle Lake, Lake Almanor, Clear Lake, and Thermalito Afterbay, which together support 76 percent of the total number of nesting grebes in California. More...
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Mindful Birding and Bird Language Series
Take a breather with birds. Join us for a 4-week experiential webinar series with Audubon California & Weaving Earth from March 6 - 30, 2023.
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