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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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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.

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Bill Tracker: 2023 Legislative Session
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Bill Tracker: 2023 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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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

2021 Legislative Session by the Numbers
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2021 Legislative Session by the Numbers

What it Takes to Pass Environmental Policy

Making Progress on Puget Sound Recovery
Coastal Estuaries

Making Progress on Puget Sound Recovery

Funding conservation and updating key shoreline policies

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Volunteering with Audubon

By Tammi Fierro, Policy and Outreach Volunteer, Audubon Washington

Major Victories for Conservation and Climate
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Major Victories for Conservation and Climate

2021 Legislative session wrap-up

Restoration and Recovery in the Columbia Plateau
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Restoration and Recovery in the Columbia Plateau

Legislature passes two key budget provisos to protect shrub-steppe

Reigning in Carbon Emissions and Advancing Justice
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Reigning in Carbon Emissions and Advancing Justice

Climate and environmental justice in the 2021 Washington State Legislature

Audubon Applauds Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Seabirds’ Favorite Food
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Audubon Applauds Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Seabirds’ Favorite Food

The Forage Fish Conservation Act will update the way that forage fish are managed federally.

Third Time's A Charm: State Senate Makes History Advancing Critical Climate Policy
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Third Time's A Charm: State Senate Makes History Advancing Critical Climate Policy

Clean Fuel Standard one step closer to Governor Inslee’s desk

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