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Mar 18, 2014
Houle’s presentation will celebrate the reissue of her classic peregrine falcon text
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland writer and wildlife biologist Marcy Cottrell Houle will speak at the Audubon Society of Portland on Thursday, April 3 to celebrate the reissue of her classic work, “Wings for My Flight: The Peregrine Falcons of Chimney Rock.” The event begins at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Houle will be available to sign books after her presentation.
Mar 13, 2014
Disposal would sell off marbled murrelet habitat to highest bidder in violation of law
Eugene, OR — Three conservation organizations filed a notice of intent today to sue any potential timber purchasers of nearly 3,000 acres of the Elliott State Forest recently authorized for sale by the State of Oregon. Audubon Society of Portland, Cascadia Wildlands and the Center for Biological Diversity argue that if timber companies knowingly buy and log the tracts that contain marbled murrelet habitat, they will be in violation of the federal Endangered Species Act.
Feb 05, 2014
Agreement Also Ensures Future Logging Won’t Harm Rare Seabird
Three conservation organizations secured a major victory today for Oregon’s coastal forests, reaching a settlement agreement with the state that cancels 28 timber sales in habitat for the threatened marbled murrelet on the Elliott, Clatsop and Tillamook state forests and improves future management practices to ensure the rare seabird is not harmed.

Press Clips

Mar 05, 2014
ABC News
Two big males getting macho over their territory isn’t usually a pretty sight, but it’s a different thing when the antagonists are a pair of bald eagles.
Jan 30, 2014
The Oregonian
As anyone who ever has been injured knows, healing can feel endless. Surely the case for a majestic bald eagle biding her time in a small flight cage at Audubon Society of Portland's Wildlife Care Center.
Dec 11, 2013
Statesman Journal
Few issues have incited more protest from environmental groups and caused more frustration to the logging industry than the future of the Coast Range’s Elliott State Forest.
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