Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2020- 2025 Approved: May 13, 2020 Mission Santa Barbara Audubon Society protects area birdlife and habitat and connects people with birds through education, conservation, and science. Strategic Objective By 2025, Santa Barbara Audubon Society will be widely recognized as the community leader in advocacy for birds and their habitats. Policies, practices, and resources… Read more »

Welcome to Our New Executive Director: Katherine Emery

Following an extensive search, Santa Barbara Audubon Society is very pleased to introduce to our members and the public our new Executive Director, Katherine Emery. Katherine is originally from New York and obtained her B.S. in Biology and Society from Cornell University. She traveled west to pursue graduate work at UCSB. Both her M.S. and… Read more »

Add our events to your calendar

Tired of having to look at the website or email blast about when SBAS events are scheduled? Tired of entering our events into your device or desktop calendar? Well I have discovered there is a way to get our events automatically.

A Brief History of Santa Barbara Audubon – Part Three

The 1980s: Watching Over the Land By Isabelle T. WalkerAs published in El Tecolote August-September 2013 The Gods and Goddesses who watch over birds must have been guarding our chapter in the 1980s too because, in addition to a handful of setbacks (including one very tragic one), Santa Barbara Audubon was blessed this decade with… Read more »

A Brief History of Santa Barbara Audubon – Part Two

Waking Up to the 1970s By Isabelle T. Walker As published in El Tecolote June-July 2013 Union Oil’s 1969 blowout on Platform A jolted our nascent chapter into high gear, just as it jolted the entire community into a state of active alarm. Santa Barbara Audubon members—particularly chapter board members and officers—who had been active… Read more »