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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

Oct 06, 2016
On September 30, more than 2,500 residents and 13 iconic Portland buildings turned off their unnecessary lights, taking part in the 2016 launch of the Audubon Society of Portland’s LightsOut campaign, an effort designed to encourage Portlanders to save energy, save lives and see stars.
Sep 30, 2016
Four conservation organizations filed suit today against the Oregon Board of Forestry over dismissal of a petition requesting the Board identify and protect important old-growth forest areas for the marbled murrelet, a seabird threatened with extinction. Under Oregon law, the Board was supposed to have provided such protection after the seabird was protected as threatened under the state Endangered Species Act in 1987.
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.

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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