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Vote for the birds!

 

Vultures and vireos can’t vote — but you can. Please vote on November 4 or by absentee ballot, and choose candidates who will protect wildlife, preserve habitat, take meaningful action on climate change, and support access to to parks, clean water, and clean air for all the residents of our state.

In particular:

Vote YES on Proposition 1 (state water bond)

In San Francisco, vote YES on Proposition H (which would preserve grass soccer fields in Golden Gate Park) and NO on Proposition I (which would overturn Prop H, and give citizens less say in future park decisions).

Want more info?

Why Golden Gate Audubon supports Prop H and opposes Prop I

Why Audubon California supports Proposition 1, the water bond

 

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GOLDEN GATE BIRDER - THE GGAS BLOG

Why so many Acorn Woodpeckers?

By Bruce Mast

They are the clowns of the oak savannah — Acorn Woodpeckers — with their harlequin faces, gregarious habits, and off-kilter laughing calls that inspired Woody Woodpecker. According to Birds of North America, the “Acorn Woodpecker is a common, conspicuous inhabitant of foothill and montane woo…

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Snowy Plovers arrive — and benefit from new fencing

By Ilana DeBare

Remember the line from Field of Dreams: Build it and they will come? 

The East Bay Regional Park District built protective fencing this fall on Crown Beach in Alameda.

And the Western Snowy Plovers came!

We posted earlier this month about how Golden Gate Audubon volunteers helped win protective signage an…

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Alameda plovers win protective fencing

By Ilana DeBare

Alameda’s winter population of threatened Western Snowy Plovers will be a lot safer this year — thanks to new protective fencing installed after monitoring and advocacy by Golden Gate Audubon Society members.

The East Bay Regional Park District added the protective fencing and signage thi…

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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.)