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Audubon is a respected and influential voice on public policy issues, from town halls to the U.S. Capitol. Audubon Washington believes in balance and responsibility, finding common ground, and involving all citizens in protecting the natural world and our quality of life.

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Short Session, Big Stakes
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Top Policy Priorities in 2022

2022 is a short "supplemental" session, but there's so much at stake for Washington State's birds and people

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Bill Tracker: 2022 Legislative Session
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Bill Tracker: 2022 Legislative Session

Weekly updates and actions to support the passage of priority bills for birds

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Take Action and Advocate Effectively
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Take Action and Advocate Effectively

Simple directions to help launch you as an advocate.

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Puget Sound Series: Sea Level Rise
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Puget Sound Series: Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise in Puget Sound threatens homes, infrastructure, and natural shoreline habitats.

2022 Legislative Session Recap for Climate, Puget Sound, Sagelands, and Bird-friendly Communities
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2022 Legislative Session Recap for Climate, Puget Sound, Sagelands, and Bird-friendly Communities

The 60-day legislative session wrapped up on March 10 with some fantastic victories for birds, as well as important policies that didn’t make the cut.

Investing in Salmon Recovery Is Good for Birds
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Investing in Salmon Recovery Is Good for Birds

Alongside our partners at the Seattle Aquarium and Sound Action, we’ve proposed legislation that helps protect Puget Sound shoreline habitat for birds, salmon, and people

Bill Tracker: 2022 Legislative Session
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Bill Tracker: 2022 Legislative Session

Weekly updates and actions to support the passage of priority bills for birds

A Legislative Agenda for Birds and the Places They Need
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A Legislative Agenda for Birds and the Places They Need

Audubon Washington seeks to build on critical climate and conservation policies in the 2022 legislative session

This year was rough for baby seabirds. A pair of bills in Washington DC will help.
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This year was rough for baby seabirds. A pair of bills in Washington DC will help.

Fisheries bills in Washington DC are advancing and would reduce climate change impacts on seabirds

A Legislative Agenda for the Birds
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A Legislative Agenda for the Birds

Join an Audubon advocacy group to meet with your state legislator on December 7.  Audubon will schedule your group’s meeting and provide training to ensure you’re prepared to speak for the birds!

New Legislation Strengthens Federal Fisheries Law
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New Legislation Strengthens Federal Fisheries Law

A bill to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act boosts protections for seabirds

The historic Northwest heat wave that killed shellfish could spell trouble for marine birds
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The historic Northwest heat wave that killed shellfish could spell trouble for marine birds

Extreme heat related to climate change threatens food supply for marine birds in Salish Sea

Growing Climate Solutions in Washington
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Growing Climate Solutions in Washington

Some of the country’s most important bird habitat areas – including coastal wetlands, grasslands, forests and urban green spaces – are also major carbon sinks

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