Category Archives: Take Action

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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Keep the skies safe for birds over sensitive habitat

Keep the skies safe for birds over sensitive habitat With more and more people taking drones into California’s wild spaces, there is increasing concern about the impacts of unmanned flying devices on birds and other wildlife. Audubon California is sponsoring … Continue reading

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Alert: Protect the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

One of the oldest environmental laws in our country, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), is coming under attack by Members of Congress. Last year, the House of Representatives passed a provision in a fiscal appropriations bill that would bar the … Continue reading

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Audubon California News — April 2016

You’re invited to join us to count Brown Pelicans in California, Oregon, Washington, and Baja Mexico, on May 7 from 5 – 7 PM. This citizen science birding blitz will capture a comprehensive snapshot of pelican abundance and age distribution. This … Continue reading

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Stop developers — Protect the SW Willow Flycatcher

Stop the developers! Yet another endangered bird is under attack because the habitat it needs to survive is prized by developers and other interests. This time, the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher has been targeted for removal from the Endangered Species List … Continue reading

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Speak up for Northern Spotted Owls

Tell your rep that birds deserve water too The Northern Spotted Owl has soared through the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest for thousands of years. But if it’s going to have a future in California, it will need your … Continue reading

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Audubon California News — March 2016

The Starr Ranch Sanctuary Barn Owl Cam has been a favorite of viewers around the world for the past several years. Conceived by sanctuary manager Pete DeSimone, who has worked at Audubon for more than 37 years, the cam live … Continue reading

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