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This is the pressroom for the Audubon Society of Portland.

Press Releases

Mar 03, 2015
Hardigg will start new position March 23
After an extensive nationwide search, Nick Hardigg has been appointed as the next executive director of the Audubon Society of Portland. He will begin in his new role March 23.
Nov 17, 2014
Residents and groups with private yards can start registering for the program Wednesday, Nov. 19
The Backyard Habitat Certification Program, a partnership of the Audubon Society of Portland and Columbia Land Trust, is proud to announce its expansion into the cities of Gresham and Fairview. The program provides technical assistance, advice, and incentives to residents who want to improve wildlife habitat in their yards, control invasive weeds, and garden sustainably.
Sep 10, 2014
Audubon climate study and State of the Birds report provide warning about wild bird populations
Two studies released yesterday warn about current and future threats to Oregon’s birds. The 2014 State of the Birds report reveals 44 Oregon species are experiencing population declines due to habitat loss and other factors, while a National Audubon Society study predicts that by 2080 climate change will threaten 189 species regularly found in Oregon, including the rufous hummingbird and greater sage grouse.

Press Clips

Feb 06, 2015
OPB
A final cormorant management plan released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Friday calls for the killing of around 26,000 birds to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead.
Feb 06, 2015
Reuters
(Reuters) - The federal government has plans to kill nearly 11,000 double crested cormorants on a small Oregon island over four years in an effort to save embattled salmon, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Friday.
Feb 06, 2015
The Oregonian
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scaled back its plan to kill thousands of federally protected migratory birds to keep them from eating endangered juvenile salmon and steelhead at the mouth of the Columbia River.
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