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How we fight for birds

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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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Audubon Washington's Policy Priorities in 2024: Partnering for Protection
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2024 Legislative Priorities

Audubon is working with our partners to protect key climate policies, reduce pollution, and make important investments in conservation and clean energy.

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Bill Tracker: 2024 Legislative Session
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Bill Tracker: 2024 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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2023 Legislative Session Ends with a Hat Trick!
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2023 Legislative Session Ends with a Hat Trick!

Three important conservation and climate bills passed through the WA state legislature this year, making a significant impact on habitat and communities

Audubon Washington’s Bird Budget
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Audubon Washington’s Bird Budget

Critical state spending protects Washington's birds

PUGET SOS Act: Driving Investments to Protect and Restore Puget Sound Birds
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PUGET SOS Act: Driving Investments to Protect and Restore Puget Sound Birds

Landmark legislation passes to advance Puget Sound Recovery

Policy Priorities in 2023
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2023 Legislative Priorities

Bird conservation in a changing climate requires bold investments in the health of our land and waters and smart planning for climate change.

Speak Up for the Birds this Legislative Session
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Speak Up for the Birds this Legislative Session

The 2023 legislative session is underway. We have numerous opportunities to protect birds through policy change and funding in the state budget.

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: 2024 Legislative Session
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Bill Tracker: 2024 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

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