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Ken Rosenberg lecture written up in Montecito Journal

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Check out Joanne Calitri’s article on page 30 of the March 2020 issue of the Montecito Journal! It’s about Ken Rosenberg’s “Three Billion Birds Lost..” lecture, co-presented by the S.B. Museum of Natural History, UCSB Arts & Lectures Thematic Learning Initiative, and Santa Barbara Audubon Society! Thank you, Joanne and MJ! Here is a link… Read more »

Program, Field Trip, and Bird Walk Updates

Dear Audubon Members and Community, In light of Governor Newsom’s March 11th announcement (excerpts cited below), Santa Barbara Audubon Society will postpone our March 25th program as well as cancel our March 14th field trip and March 20th Friday bird walk. “Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California public health officials this evening issued an updated… Read more »

Goleta Sanitary District – Limited Access – No birding for now

We received the following from the Goleta Sanitary District. Good Afternoon All, We have made the decision out of an abundance of caution to limit access to the District for the protection of our staff and community. Therefore, until the threat from the Covid19 virus is no longer an issue, we unfortunately will not be… Read more »

El Tecolote Spring 2020

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Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Spring issue of El Tecolote is now available. In this issue:  • Results of the 120 Christmas Bird Count • The highlights of the 6th Annual Winter Bird Count for Kids • Executive Director highlights • Meet our student representative • Science and conservation news • Report on the Strauss Wind Project • West coast survey of… Read more »

Finding a Silver Lining and a Call to Action – The 120th Christmas Bird Count

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By Rebecca Coulter, Liz Muraoka, Joan Murdoch, & Libby Patten [Editor’s note: This is the full article referred to on page 1 of El Tecolote March-May 2020.] Let’s just get this on the table: North American birds are in trouble. In late January, Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg spoke at the Museum of… Read more »