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Native Lands Map of Washington - Excerpt from https://native-land.ca/

Native Lands Map

November is Indigenous Heritage Month, a time to recognize the diversity and history of Native communities in the U.S. There are many ways to celebrate, such as exploring this excerpt from a Native-led mapping project which shows Indigenous territories in North America as well as lesson plans and activities.
A Legislative Agenda for the Birds

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!
2021 State of the Sound Report

2021 State of the Sound Report

— The fate of Washington's coastal birds like Rhinoceros Auklet, Dunlin and Surf Scoter depends on the state of their habitat. Our associates at Puget Sound Partnership released their annual State of the Sound report documenting the ongoing recovery efforts of Puget Sound.
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.