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Press releases, press clips and press contacts

This is the pressroom for the Audubon Society of Portland.

Press Contacts

Ali Berman
Communications Manager
aberman@audubonportland.org
Phone: 971-222-6134
Bob Sallinger
Conservation Director
bsallinger@audubonportland.org
Phone: 971-222-6110

Press Releases

Sep 20, 2016
On September 30, the Audubon Society of Portland will launch its LightsOut Portland Campaign, an initiative designed to encourage Portlanders to save energy, save lives and see stars. We are asking households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights from dusk until dawn, and then to get out and see the stars. This event marks the start of a longer term effort to address the growing issue of light pollution in the Portland metropolitan region.
Sep 01, 2016
Killing is nevertheless allowed to continue
A federal district court ruled late Wednesday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers acted unlawfully by failing to consider alternatives to killing double-crested cormorants on the Columbia River.
Aug 25, 2016
Logging Highlights Controversy Over Ongoing Privatization of Public Forest
Cascadia Wildlands, the Center for Biological Diversity and Portland Audubon filed a lawsuit in federal court today seeking to block Scott Timber Company from logging a portion of a 355-acre parcel of land that until 2014 was part of the 93,000-acre Elliott State Forest and provides habitat for the threatened Marbled Murrelet.

Press Clips

Sep 20, 2016
Oregonian
Sept. 30 is the kickoff of an ambitious campaign by the Audubon Society of Portland to cut down on light pollution in an effort to save energy and the lives of migrating birds.
Sep 16, 2016
OPB
Four years ago, Portland’s cat and bird advocates teamed up to promote a solution to this problem: Catios are enclosed outdoor patios that aim to protect both cats and backyard wildlife.
Sep 01, 2016
The Daily News Online
Two weeks before her 102nd birthday, Kelso resident Sophie Salsa witnessed a special moment Wednesday: the release of a rehabilitated bald eagle at Willow Grove Park.
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