GGAS Centennial Archive

Farallon Islands through the centuries August 8, 2017

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Editor’s Note: The Farallon Islands have been part of Golden Gate Audubon Society’s history since our founding a century ago in 1917. Today they face a new threat as the Trump Administration considers paring back the surrounding National Marine Sanctuary to allow oil drilling. This is a reprint of a story that ran in The Gull newsletter ten years ago as part of our 90th anniversary celebrations.

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Chalking the wonder of birds at the Presidio July 11, 2017

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By Ilana DeBare

Our traveling Centennial exhibit arrives at the Presidio this week — heralded by 20 very large, very colorful, and somewhat dusty birds.

Chalk birds.

A bevy of artists gathered last Saturday to create sidewalk chalk images of birds of the Presidio, in a celebration of our Centennial co-sponsored by the Presidio Trust.

Pigeon Guillemot. Anna’s Hummingbird. Black Phoebe. Violet-green

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Centennial exhibit comes to Oakland May 25, 2017

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By Ilana DeBare

On the road again… to Oakland!

After a month’s hiatus for Birdathon, Golden Gate Audubon Society’s traveling Centennial exhibit has returned to public view, now at Oakland’s City Hall complex.

The main Centennial exhibit of 14 colorful panels is open during business hours in the lobby of the city’s Dalziel Building until July 7.  In addition, we have …

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Celebrating our 100th birthday at Tilden February 6, 2017

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By Ilana DeBare

Hey, if you turn 100, you’re allowed to celebrate for more than one day, right? Like maybe for a whole year?

That’s what we at Golden Gate Audubon are doing. For the Centennial of our founding in 1917, we developed a traveling museum exhibit that will be featured at different venues throughout 2017.

During February and March, it will be on display at the Environmental Education …

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GGAS launches our Centennial exhibit January 13, 2017

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By Ilana DeBare

Thursday January 12 was officially Golden Gate Audubon Day in the City of San Francisco!

It was also the official launch of our year-long traveling exhibit on A Century of Protecting Bay Area Birds.

Over 100 Golden Gate Audubon members and friends gathered at the California State Building in San Francisco, where the Centennial exhibit will be on display throughout the month of January. To …

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