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Congratulations to Bruce Schoppe, Audubon Volunteer of the Year

July 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Audublog, Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Birding, National Audubon Society, Western Snowy Plover

Garry George, Chapter Network Director for Audubon California and Peg Olsen, Chief Conservation Officer for the National Audubon Society present Callison Award to Bruce Schoppe at the Audubon National Convention We are proud to announce that another local California chapter leader is the recipient of the Charles H. Callison Award for Audubon Volunteer of the […]

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What is up, Jonathan Franzen?

April 1st, 2015 · 2 Comments · Alternative energy, Audubon California, Bird conservation, Birding, Climate Change, Conservation research, Global Warming, National Audubon Society

Just got through reading author and birder Jonathan Franzen’s essay in the New Yorker about climate change and conservation. We were hardly a hundred words into the article — thinking “Hey, how cool is it that this super-famous guy is talking about bird conservation in the New Yorker!” — when we suddenly found Audubon taking […]

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Submit your photos to the annual Audubon Photography Awards

January 12th, 2015 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Birding, National Audubon Society, Wildlife photos and video

You love birds, and you love taking photos of them. Now show us your best work by entering the Audubon Photography Awards! There are spectacular prizes up for grabs, including fabulous trips and high-end photo gear. Winning photos will run in both Audubon and Nature’s Best Photography magazines. Judges include birding legend Kenn Kaufman and famed […]

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California’s emissions goals are for the birds

January 9th, 2015 · Comments Off · Alternative energy, Audubon California, Bird conservation, Climate Change, Conservation research, Global Warming, National Audubon Society, Pollution

California Gov. Jerry Brown stunned many political observers when, during his unprecedented fourth inaugural speech Jan. 5, called for the Golden State to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels by as much as 50 percent in the next 15 years. Many applauded. Others heaped criticism. But I’ll tell you one group that was fully in […]

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Counting towhees in the cold on the Oakland Christmas Bird Count

January 6th, 2015 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Birding, Brigid McCormack, Christmas Bird Count, National Audubon Society

Five o’clock in the morning is tough. Particularly in December. But if you want to see the birds, this is what you must do. But this was no ordinary birdwatching excursion. I was in Oakland, Lake Merritt, taking part in the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, joining thousands of others around the country in the country’s largest […]

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Kern Audubon Society spreads the word about global warming and birds

January 6th, 2015 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Climate Change, National Audubon Society

When Audubon earlier this year released its long-awaited research on the potential impacts of global warming on birds, Harry Love and his colleagues at the Kern Audubon Society realized that their local elected officials needed to hear this startling information. Within just a few weeks of the September release of the Audubon report, Love, who […]

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Your handy guide to talking about birds and global warming this holiday

November 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Climate Change, Global Warming, National Audubon Society

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Olivia: global warming and the Common Raven

October 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Birding, Climate Change, Global Warming, National Audubon Society

The Common Raven is one of the 314 North American birds predicted to be heavily impacted by global warming, a fact that caught Olivia Winslow from the Audubon Center at Debs Park’s Arroyo Green Team as particularly harrowing: Share on Facebook

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Audubon at the climate march

September 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Alternative energy, Audubon California, Conservation research, Global Warming, National Audubon Society

Audubon members and staff took to the streets of New York with 600,000 others yesterday (that’s our president, David Yarnold, there on the left) to demand more action to address the challenges of global warming. No surprise to see us there, given recent research showing the very real threat to birds if we do nothing. […]

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Colbert takes on issue of global warming and birds

September 13th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Conservation research, National Audubon Society

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Brigid McCormack talks about California birds and global warming

September 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Audubon California, Climate Change, Global Warming, How to help birds, National Audubon Society

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More than 170 California birds threatened by global warming

September 9th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Climate Change, Conservation research, Global Warming, National Audubon Society

Global warming is a serious threat to California birds. A seven-year study from the National Audubon Society released today finds that global warming threatens the survival of more than 170 California species in the coming decades. This includes iconic California birds such as the Brown Pelican, Allen’s Hummingbird, Yellow-billed Magpie, and many others. These are […]

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Help birds avoid window collisions

July 18th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon at Home, National Audubon Society

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On this day in 1993, the Western Snowy Plover received federal protection under the ESA

March 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird conservation, Endangered Species Act, National Audubon Society, Western Snowy Plover

On this day in 1993, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service listed the Pacific Coast population of the Western Snowy Plover as Threatened under the Endangered Species Act. As anyone who works in conservation knows, listing a species is not easy. Just as the ongoing conservation of this terrific shorebird is a group effort across […]

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17th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count is coming soon!

February 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Bird videos, Birding, National Audubon Society

Join in on the fun that is the Great Backyard Bird Count. Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. Since then, more than 100,000 people […]

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