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Santa Barbara Independent: Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Listed as Threatened

As reported in the Independent: “The yellow-billed cuckoo will soon be listed as a threatened species in parts of 12 western states under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced on Thursday.” Read the Independent article HERE. For more in depth coverage see the Fish and Wildlife Service Public Advisory.

SBAS Gets 1st Executive Director

WELCOME, CHERIE TOPPER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SANTA BARBARA AUDUBON Co-Presidents Steve Ferry and Dolores Pollock are happy to introduce Santa Barbara Audubon’s first executive director, Cherie Topper. “We couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome of our search and look forward to working with Cherie,” report the co-presidents, summing up the feeling of the Board as… Read more »

Noozhawk: Cuyama Solar Facility Approved by County Planning Commission

On July 22, Steve Ferry and Dolores Pollock, our co-presidents, spoke before the County Planning Commission, making recommendations.

How Is Our Chapter Doing?

by Co-Presidents Steve Ferry and Dolores Pollock Last summer, we took up our chapter’s reins, so capably held for 12 years by Darlene Chirman. We’d like to report on our busy year. We hired a part-time bookkeeper and are on the verge of hiring a part-time executive director, steps that Darlene completely endorses. With our… Read more »

Welcome to the NEW Santa Barbara Audubon Website!

Over the last few months, and with some generous donations from our membership, Santa Barbara Audubon has built a new website! The new website is a blog, which we are really excited about. This means that all of our great activities, volunteering opportunities, articles from El Tecolote and our advocacy work will be on display… Read more »