Category Archives: Take Action

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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Inside Bird Conservation – July 2017

Alerts: Bird Conservation Legislation Heating Up in 115th Congress Bills to protect birds from collisions with federal buildings and poisoning by neonicotinoid pesticides have been introduced in the House of Representatives, and several others to conserve migratory birds and Albatrosses and … Continue reading

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2018 Proposed Federal Budget: Impact on Birds

President Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget would gut major programs and protections for birds and America’s public lands, putting decades of conservation achievements at risk. With so much on the line, it’s imperative that we send Congress a loud, unmistakable … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Organizations Stand Together for Birds

Inside Bird Conservation – March 2017 Hundreds of Organizations Stand Together for Birds   Our nation’s environmental laws and regulations protecting wildlife and public lands face uncertain times. In response, American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has been organizing support for key bird … Continue reading

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Make Bird Conservation a Priority in Congress!

\ Right now, Congress is working on a budget and bills to fund the government for this year. There is a risk Congress may slash even the most effective bird conservation programs. The timing couldn’t be worse. Migratory birds are in trouble: Habitat loss … Continue reading

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Together for Birds Petition & Conservation Updates

Inside Bird Conservation – January 2017 Petition: Standing Together for Birds Are birds and wildlife important to you? If so, please sign our Together for Birds petition now. Tell the incoming Administration and Congress that you won’t stand by to … Continue reading

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Your Plan for a Better, Birdier 2017

Your Plan for a Better, Birdier New Year This year, why not make some New Year’s resolutions that will actually be fun to keep? Here are a couple suggestions for making 2017 a great year for you and for birds! Become a … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – December 2016

Calling All Birders: It’s Time To Organize An open letter from George Fenwick to ABC members and everyone who loves birds. Alert: Congress Considering Environmental Rollback Before Adjourning Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering gutting Endangered Species Act Protection for … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity to Help Cactus Wrens at Lake Hodges

Volunteer Opportunity at Lake Hodges This fall and winter, the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research (ICR) will be planting 1,000 prickly pear cactus south of Lake Hodges at Bernardo Bay in partnership with the City of San Diego Public … Continue reading

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How to make a real difference against climate change

Did you know one tree can remove 26 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually, the equivalent of 11,000 miles of car emissions? That’s the same distance of the Arctic Terns’ marathon migration from the Arctic to Antarctica! Whether … Continue reading

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Help the Coastal Cactus Wren

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Alert: Migratory Bird Funding and ESA Exemptions at Stake

As Congress Resumes, Migratory Bird Funding and ESA Exemptions at Stake Right now, the U.S. Congress is working to put together a bill to fund the government for Fiscal Year 2017. Congress has an opportunity to boost much-needed funding levels … Continue reading

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The top 5 threats facing birds and what Audubon going to do about them

You love birds. And so do we. How such beautiful creatures can be so resilient, facing the everyday challenges of the natural world and the feats of long migrations, is truly remarkable. But over the next five years birds will … Continue reading

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Inside Bird Conservation – August 2016

Letter Asks President for Progress on Conserving Migratory Birds Leaders from national environmental and wildlife conservation organizations have sent a letter to President Obama asking for the administration to take steps in its remaining months to help better conserve migratory … Continue reading

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Help Save San Diego’s Countryside

2016 Alert #6     Write to Board of Supervisors and  Help Save San Diego’s Countryside  Background Almost exactly one year ago, EHL asked you to write to the Planning Commission to oppose a project that would “blow up” the … Continue reading

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Your action needed — tell the State to list the Tricolored Blackbird!

Get your comment to the State by June 1 The future of California’s beloved Tricolored Blackbird is in question. Last December, the California Fish and Game Commission advanced this species as a candidate for protection under the California Endangered Species … Continue reading

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