News & Media

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Steve Ferry Retires from SBAS Board

Reluctantly, we say “goodbye” to Steve Ferry, stepping down as co-president of Santa Barbara Audubon after two years. His “Farewell” on June 20 celebrated 12 years on the Santa Barbara Audubon Board, chairmanship of our Membership and Conservation committees, and six years on the California Audubon Board. Donations from friends purchased a stunning pastel of… Read more »

SBAS Seeks To Double Its Endowment Fund

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We are pleased to announce some very exciting news and invite you to help be part of an exceptional opportunity.

National Audubon Features SB Oil Spill

According to the June Audubon Online Newsletter, the July/August issue of the Audubon Magazine will be featuring an article on the Santa Barbara Oil spill of May 19th. See the Magazine article HERE.

SBAS Leadership letter on the Refugio Oil Spill

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… Read more »

Oil Spill on Coast Near Refugio State Beach

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 Edhat: http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?nid=153152 Santa Barbara Independent: http://www.independent.com/news/2015/may/19/big-oil-spill-along-refugio-coast/ Update 5/20/13 Read more from the Environmental Defense Center Want to help? See Noozhawk’s How to help page. Stay up to date at the Noozhawk main… Read more »