Category Archives: Take Action

Protect Ospreys From Toxic Chemicals

Ospreys at Risk from Toxic Chemicals Help strengthen toxic chemical reform>> Ospreys are skilled fishers—diving feet first into the water to catch their prey. But these soaring raptors are threatened by toxic substances that pollute waters and accumulate in fish … Continue reading

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Alert: Help birds survive climate change

HELP REDUCE HARMFUL GREENHOUSE GAS POLLUTION   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has broken new ground and proposed its first-ever regulations on a potent source of greenhouse gas pollution—methane from the oil and natural gas industry. The new standards … Continue reading

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Take Action: Tell Congress to Make Bird Conservation a Priority!

The U.S. Congress is working on a bill to fund the government for the rest of Fiscal Year 2016. They have an opportunity to restore much-needed funding for bird conservation programs. They also have a responsibility to keep anti-environment amendments … Continue reading

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Demand Endangered Species Act protections for Tricolored Blackbirds today!

I am worried. As you read this, California’s beloved Tricolored Blackbird is under threat. The California Fish and Game Commission in June denied an attempt to place this rare bird on the state Endangered Species List, and discontinued emergency protections. … Continue reading

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Help Congress Pass the 2015 Bird-Safe Buildings Act

Did you know that collisions with glass claim the lives of hundreds of millions of birds in the United States each year? Birds that have successfully flown thousands of miles on migration can then die in seconds on a pane … Continue reading

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Speak Up for Birds

Now is the time to act for birds. Climate change, the number one threat to biodiversity, leaves up to half of the world’s birds species vulnerable. With decisive action, the birds we love can be protected against the effects of … Continue reading

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Alert: Pristine River Habitat in Jeopardy

The endangered Southwestern Willow Flycatcher has already lost more than 90 percent of its stream and river habitat. Diverting the Gila River would further imperil this species. Urge Secretary Jewell to reject the misguided Gila River diversion project. TAKE ACTION … Continue reading

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Alert: Oil development threatens migrating shorebirds

One oil spill or accident in Grays Harbor could wipe out a significant portion of the Red Knot population in the Pacific Flyway. Speak out against the development of oil terminals in Grays Harbor. TAKE ACTION ›   Critical coastal … Continue reading

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Tell Gov. Brown to sign climate bills into law

We’re almost there! Thanks to your tireless advocacy on behalf of birds and the people who love them, we are one step away from seeing several important climate bills turn into California law. We need you to write to Governor … Continue reading

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Project FeederWatch eNews

 Eastern Bluebird by Jon Mularczyk Project FeederWatch eNews August 24, 2015 New season is almost here The 29th season of Project FeederWatch begins November 14, 2015. We will start shipping kits soon. If you haven’t signed up yet, join today! … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy News and Action Alerts

Action Alert – Sage Grouse Rider Threatens Conservation Effort Congress is now considering a rider to suspend the ESA for a decade, and to prevent the implementation of new grouse conservation plans.  Please send a letter to your elected officials … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed to help fight for California birds

Audubon California succeeds on the power of its network. Over the years, your collective voice has led to great changes in the way our society values and protects birds. From our formation over the slaughter of egrets for hats to … Continue reading

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Endangered Habitats Action Alert

2015 Alert #4     Defend the San Diego County General Plan from Lilac Hills Ranch   Background In 2011, the County of San Diego adopted an historic General Plan update that accommodated all projected growth within a “smart growth” … Continue reading

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Act Now: Congress Voting to Cripple Bird Protection Laws

At a time when more than 500 of our native bird species are threatened with extinction, a host of laws critical to bird conservation are under attack in Congress. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection … Continue reading

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Tell Duke Energy: Stop Killing Birds and the Laws That Protect Them

Duke Energy appears to be the culprit behind the recent spate of attacks on the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). Duke Energy—the nation’s largest electric utility company—has launched a vendetta against the MBTA after being slapped with a $1 million … Continue reading

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Sign the petition: Tell Congress to stop denying climate science!

Tell Congress to acknowledge that climate change is real and human activity is a significant cause » Tell Congress to stop denying the scientific evidence of climate change » The economy-crushing drought in California — harsh, extreme winters in the … Continue reading

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Say NO to Taxpayer Funded Destruction of Wetland Habitat

Protect Wetlands for Canvasback Ducks Send a message—No public funding for the destruction of wetland habitat>> Despite our best efforts, Congress included a very dangerous loophole in the current Farm Bill that could actually pay farmers—using taxpayer dollars—for draining and … Continue reading

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Audubon Against the ‘Bird Killer Amendment’

Reckless Sneak Attack on America’s Birds Tell your senators to oppose the ”Bird Killer Amendment.” Take Action Everything you need to know about the latest assault on keeping birds alive. Source: Against the ‘Bird Killer Amendment’ | Audubon ACTION ALERT … Continue reading

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