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Included in this issue is a Recap of this year’s Birdathon, information about our upcoming Annual Membership Picnic, our 2015 Science Fair Winner, and other bits of news about our chapter.
And as always, see what’s planned for field trips and Friday bird walks. No programs scheduled during the summer.
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Thank you Montecito Journal for the design and layout of ET!
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come join us at beautiful Stow Grove park for our annual membership meeting and get together.
Update 5/25/2015 –
Please be advised that the most current and up to date information regarding the oil spill and especially its impacts to COPR and the Snowy Plover nesting site are available on our Facebook page. Click the Facebook icon at the top of any page on our site.
Below is an update letter to our membership on the Refugio oil spill from the leadership of SBAS.
Audubon has received word from Cris Sandoval, Director of Coal Oil Point Reserve, that the Refugio oil spill is starting to affect COPR. COPR could use help from Audubon volunteers to deal with this situation for the next few days.
This is the peak of the Snowy Plover breeding season. There are nests and chicks on the beach. To reduce the impact of the spill on the plovers, COPR would like volunteers to act as extra docents on the beach. Volunteers will help COPR by directing people away from areas where they might disturb nests and chicks. If volunteers find oiled birds they can help by calling the Oiled Wildlife Care Network at 877.823.6926.
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There has been an oil pipeline rupture near Refugio State Beach today. You can read about it at:
Noozhawk at this link: http://www.noozhawk.com/article/oil_spill_reported_on_coast_near_refugio
Santa Barbara Independent: http://www.independent.com/news/2015/may/19/big-oil-spill-along-refugio-coast/
Read more from the Environmental Defense Center
Want to help? See Noozhawk’s How to help page.
Stay up to date at
the Edhat main page
and the Independents main page
Cal Spill Watch -Get the latest CDFW information here
Saturday, July 11, 2015, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Located in the foothills of Santa Barbara below HWY 154 and west of Old San Marcos Road, this private location provides habitat for birds which prefer moderate elevations.