Our Birds of the Bay Area photo calendar makes a great holiday gift!


Bring the beauty of Bay Area birds into your home or office every day with our 2017 Birds of the Bay Area photo calendar! Enjoy stunning photos of hummingbirds, owls, woodpeckers, shorebirds, warblers and more by dozens of the Bay Area’s most talented wildlife photographers. This special edition of the calendar marks Golden Gate Audubon Society’s Centennial year. (We were founded in 1917!)

At just $20 plus tax/shipping, the calendar makes a great holiday gift for anyone who loves nature. Pick one up at our Berkeley office or our monthly Speaker Series. Or view some sample pages and order conveniently and securely online:BuyNow_button

The cover photo by Verne Nelson shows water birds feasting during a herring run — a classic S.F. Bay phenomenon. Thank you to all the photographers who contributed their work! All proceeds benefit Golden Gate Audubon’s conservation and education programs.


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Books by Golden Gate Audubon members

By Ilana DeBare

Golden Gate Audubon Society members are talented birders… but that’s not their only accomplishment. A number of GGAS members are also authors! So — now that it’s holiday shopping season — we figured it might be nice to spread the word about some of their books.

We’ll …

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Richmond adopts bird-safe building rules

By Ilana DeBare

The City of Richmond adopted a new zoning plan this month that includes standards for Bird-Safe Buildings  — joining a growing number of Bay Area cities that are encouraging bird-safe building design.

The new rules require that windows greater than 24 square feet in size be treated in some way to …

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Monofilament recycling spreads to SF

In 2015, Golden Gate Audubon Society started an initiative to save the lives of S.F. Bay water birds and marine mammals through the recycling of monofilament fishing line. Our volunteers built recycling containers out of PVC pipe, and we arranged for them to be placed at popular East Bay fishing spots. This week, the Port of

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Manage your GGAS membership online!

Now you can manage all your GGAS business online — renew your membership, update your contact information, view past donations, or sign up for events such as classes, Birdathon or the Christmas Bird Count. Click here to access your account. (You’ll need to create a login name and password if you don’t have one already. If you forget your password, click on the “forgot your password” link.)