High speeds and large wakes caused by motorboats, some specially designed to create large wakes, have made Ross Island Natural Area an unsafe place for paddlers, damaged riparian habitat, and disrupted wildlife.Read Post
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We have one last opportunity to make a difference for wild birds as 2020 comes to a close. Please take some time today or over the weekend to write to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and let them know that they need to ban the avicide (bird poison) Avitrol™.Read Post
We need your help to ensure that a public natural area is not used as a toxic waste dump. Metro bought Willamette Cove, a 27-acre site along the Willamette River in 1996 with greenspace bond measure dollars to be used as a public natural area.Read Post
As ballots arrive at homes in Portland this week, we wanted to urge you to VOTE YES on two important local measures to protect our parks and natural areas: 26-219 (HydroParks) and 26-213 (Portlanders for Parks Levy).Read Post
We need your help to urge the Board of Forestry to vote YES to work on a draft Habitat Conservation Plan that will protect approximately 300,000 acres of state forest from industrial timber harvest.Read Post
Portland Audubon strongly endorses the Portlanders for Parks Ballot Measure 26-213 which will appear on the November 2020 Ballot for City of Portland voters. A YES vote will help ensure that Portland continues to create an amazing system of parks and natural areas that provide equitable access and programming for the community and protect and restore our natural environment.Read Post