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Speak Up for the Birds this Legislative Session

Speak Up for the Birds this Legislative Session

— Join an Audubon advocacy group to meet with your state legislator on December 5 and 6.  Audubon will provide training to ensure you’re prepared to speak for the birds!
Puget Sound Series: Protecting and Restoring the Kennedy Creek Estuary

Puget Sound Series: Protecting and Restoring the Kennedy Creek Estuary

— An influx of dollars from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is a rare opportunity for conservation
Puget Sound Series: Unpermitted Shoreline Armoring

Puget Sound Series: Unpermitted Shoreline Armoring

— New study shows that 74% of the armoring installed in San Juan County over a 10-year period had no permits from either the state or the county, and only 9% of the new armor in the county was legally permitted prior to installation
A Win for the Audubon Network: The Landmark Sagebrush Songbird Survey

A Win for the Audubon Network: The Landmark Sagebrush Songbird Survey

— The final report was just released for the Sagebrush Songbird Survey, an unprecedented community science partnership to create sagebrush songbird distribution models in Washington's imperiled shrub steppe ecosystem
Puget Sound Series: Sea-level Rise in Skagit County

Puget Sound Series: Sea-level Rise in Skagit County

— We successfully advocated for the addition of provisions to consider sea level rise in the latest draft of the Skagit County Shoreline Master Plan!
Puget Sound Series: Shoreline Armoring

Puget Sound Series: Shoreline Armoring

— Shoreline armoring harms natural beaches that provide spawning habitat for forage fish, a key to Puget Sound's ecosystem
Puget Sound Series: Sea Level Rise

Puget Sound Series: Sea Level Rise

— Sea level rise in Puget Sound threatens homes, infrastructure, and natural shoreline habitats.
Remembering Board Emeritus Harriet Bullitt

Remembering Board Emeritus Harriet Bullitt

— We lost an irreplacable part of the Audubon family and honor the life of Harriet Bullitt
2022 Legislative Session Recap for Climate, Puget Sound, Sagelands, and Bird-friendly Communities

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

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