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Advocate for Increased Protections for the Marbled Murrelet

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When: Feb 09, 2018 from 12:00 am to 12:00 am

At their February meeting in Portland, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a public hearing to take testimony on their upcoming decision of whether or not to increase the protection status of this iconic Oregon seabird. Under current protections the Marbled Murrelet.

Thank you for taking action by submitting comments to “uplist” the Marbled Murrelet to ensure it receives greater protections. Several thousand comments were submitted during the State’s official comment period, with over 1,200 coming from Portland Audubon Activists!  

Next Steps: Public Hearing on the uplisting of the Marbled Murrelet on February 9, 2018 (Exact time TBA)

At their February meeting in Portland, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a public hearing to take testimony on their upcoming decision of whether or not to increase the protection status of this iconic Oregon seabird. Under current protections the Marbled Murrelet; which nests in old-growth and mature forests and forages at sea, continues to head towards extinction. 

Where: Portland Expo Center - 2060 North Marine Dr. Portland, OR 97217

 
Marbled Murrelet - Photo by USFWS
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