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Save Our Swifts

Save Our Swifts

— Audubon chapters in Washington have been instrumental in protecting Vaux's Swifts along their migration by preserving the abandoned chimneys they roost in
Together for Birds

Together for Birds

— The 2021 annual gathering of Washington chapters, the Audubon Council of Washington, met virtually this fall to connect, energize and collaborate on statewide conservation
The Science Behind Saving Birds

The Science Behind Saving Birds

— Director of Bird Conservation Dr. Trina Bayard returns to the field, investigating how coordinated bird monitoring can fill a vital data gap
A ‘Win-Win’ for Washington Agriculture and Wildlife

A ‘Win-Win’ for Washington Agriculture and Wildlife

— Farmers increasingly opt in to voluntary conservation programs in Washington
How the Boreal Forest Can Help Protect Birds (and the Planet) from Climate Change

How the Boreal Forest Can Help Protect Birds (and the Planet) from Climate Change

— As the areas like the Pacific Flyway heat up, we turn towards nature-based climate solutions for answers.
Why Heat Waves Amplified by Climate Change Are a Big Problem for Baby Birds

Why Heat Waves Amplified by Climate Change Are a Big Problem for Baby Birds

— The extreme heat wave earlier this summer was a disaster for nestlings in the Pacific Northwest. With climate change, these intense hot spells will become more frequent, ultimately threatening bird populations.
The Audubon Mural Project Lands in the Pacific Northwest

The Audubon Mural Project Lands in the Pacific Northwest

— On Washington's Vashon Island, the community has embraced a public art initiative to inspire conservation of local climate-threatened species.
New Legislation Strengthens Federal Fisheries Law

New Legislation Strengthens Federal Fisheries Law

— A bill to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act boosts protections for seabirds
Stopping fossil fuel transportation in Washington

Stopping fossil fuel transportation in Washington

— Audubon chapters fought against fossil fuel expansion in Washington for 10 years before the U.S. Supreme Court put an end to the threat this month
Remembering Trice Booth

Remembering Trice Booth

— With the passing of Trice Booth in June, we lost a dear friend, scientist, philanthropist and leader of Audubon Washington's Board and the Seward Park Audubon Center