Category Archives: Conservation

Inside Bird Conservation – May 2018

  Be a Cats Indoors Ambassador  Do you support keeping cats indoors, on a leash, or otherwise contained? We want to hear about it! American Bird Conservancy is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to tell their stories and/or feature their safely contained … Continue reading

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Defender.org: Saving the Salton Sea

 

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Endangered Habitats News • Spring 2018

San Diego County Climate Action Plan creates disastrous precedent When a plan to address climate change enables sprawl, it is a big problem. To reverse this, EHL has sued. Read More EHL seeks proper habitat plan implementation in Temecula A … Continue reading

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News from the Tree Care for Birds Project

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EHN’s Weekend Reader: Let’s look at all the positive news.

Let’s take a deep breath and look at some positive news We often hear from readers about the lack of positive news on our pages. Yup. We cover the environment and climate change, and for the most part, the news … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – April 2018

ADVOCACY Alert: Change to Migratory Bird Treaty Act Enforcement Threatens Nesting Birds The administration has issued a new interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act weakening enforcement for activities known to kill birds. To make matters worse, the U.S. House of Representatives … Continue reading

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Del Dios Habitat Protection League Information

Here are the links for more information about the Del Dios Habitat Protection League:  www.DDHPL.org If you have oak trees, or have been noticing oak trees doing poorly, it time to start learning about what you can do. Education, early detection … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – March 2018

Will This Congress Be Good for Birds? – You Can Help Decide That  The United States Congress is now considering multiple bills that affect bird conservation. Those bills include the annual appropriations bill and the Farm Bill as well as … Continue reading

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EHL Newsletter • Winter 2018

EHL helps defend California gnatcatcher listing With this vital listing under legal attack by the building industry, conservation groups are mounting a defense. Read More San Bernardino work progresses EHL is working on multiple fronts to protect the last of … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – February 2018

Protecting Children, Pollinators, and Birds from Pesticides   Howdy Folks, several urgent items on pesticides. One threat to oppose involves draft legislation weakening of the Endangered Species Act for pesticide reviews. There are also two bills in Congress to support. … Continue reading

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EHL: Action Alert Stop Safari Highlands Ranch

  2017 Alert #10 Action Alert Stop Safari Highlands Ranch Background The San Diego countryside is under attack by badly planned sprawl development. A case in point is the Safari Highlands Ranch proposal near the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – December 2017

Take Action: Congress Can Make Federal Buildings Bird-Safe As many as a billion birds a year are killed in the United States when they collide with glass. But that may be changing. Sen. Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) has introduced the … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – November 2017

Tools to Protect Birds: Cats Indoors Brochures and Petition Drive Keeping cats indoors is better for cats and saves the lives of birds and other wildlife that might otherwise fall victim to needless predation. You can help spread this life-saving message by distributing Cats … Continue reading

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Songbird Saver: Test New App to Help Prevent Birds from Colliding into Towers

An estimated seven million birds die each year in North America by colliding with broadcast and cell towers.These birds – primarily night-flying songbirds on migration, such as Yellow-billed Cuckoos – are either attracted to or disoriented by the lighting systems, … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – October 2017

American Bird Conservancy Asks California to Ban Neonic Use on Public Lands On behalf of American Bird Conservancy (ABC), the nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice has petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission to adopt a statewide prohibition on the use … Continue reading

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ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT

ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT SATURDAY DECEMBER 30, 2017 Each year between December 14th and January 5th, thousands of birders and nature enthusiasts participate in one or more of the 2000+ Christmas Bird Counts held annually in the United States, Canada, … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – September 2017

ENDANGERED SPECIES AND PUBLIC LANDS  Feral Cats Caught on Camera Killing Endangered Hawaiian Gallinules  Hawaiian Common Gallinule are the latest victims of feral cat predation of an endangered species on the Hawaiian island of Kaua‘i. The attacks were captured on remote … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – August 3, 2017

State of the Birds Report Finds Farm Bill Benefits Landowners and Birds  Thirty-seven million. That’s the increase in the number of waterfowl in the Prairie Pothole Region over the past quarter-century, thanks to the Farm Bill. The State of the Birds … Continue reading

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