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2018 Legislative Updates
If you find an injured bird
Go to this link to find the appropriate wildlife rehabilitator in your area. 

If you find a baby bird
Go to this link to determine the appropriate action. 

TAKE ACTION:
Read about the Utah Inland Port project:
www.coalitionforportreform.org. If you are concerned about smart design, minimizing pollution and conserving the adjacent habitat, consider signing the petition.


Stop Industries from Getting a Free Pass to Kill Birds

Tell Sec Zinke Not to Dismantle Sage-Grouse Conservation Plans

Bears Ears National Monument:
Read GSLA's Bears Ears comment letter here.

Utah Audubon Council legislative advocate is Steve Erickson (801.554.9029, erickson.steve1@comcast.net) 


BIRD LOCATION TOOL:

"Birding Utah" iPhone App 
available for purchase ($2.99)
Check it out!!  Go to the Apple App Store to get your copy.
ANDROID VERSION IS NOW AVAILABLE from Google Play store.  Go to this link.
Note: This app is a location-focused app.  For bird identification, we recommend National Audubon's new free app "Audubon Bird Guide: North America", available at iTunes and Google Play.


If you would like to receive email alerts
Send an email request to membership@greatsaltlakeaudubon.org


National Action Alerts



Field Trips

Field Trip dates and descriptions are listed in the GSLA CalendarHover over the event and click to view full description. Alternatively, you can view the list by going to pg 4-5 of the current issue of The Pelican.

Events  
SAVE THE DATE!! Thurs Nov 1st, 7pm: GSLA & GSL Institute present "Community Based Wildlife Research", Gore Auditorium at Westminster College

Annual Sunflower Seed Sale Fundraiser: Download and print out this Order Form and send in with your check.
Orders must be received by 10/5. Pickup is 10/27.

Birds 'n Bites: Tues Oct 16, 7 pm at Tracy Aviary: "GSLA Grant Awardees Kestrels on Campus & UofU Beekeeping Association" 
Doors open at 6:30 pm for socializing and refreshments.

2018 is Year of the Bird!! 
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) celebrates its 100th year. 
Lights out for Fall Migration
Turn off unnecessary lighting 11pm -6pm, August through October.

Find & Report Wing-tagged Pelicans: Learn about the GSL PELIproject and report your sightings. 


Grant Program

Grants of $1000 are available to qualifying applicants
Submission deadline: March 1st


Webinar

"Bird Friendly Tree & Shrub Pruning and Removal"  Do you know your responsibilities to protect birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA)? Listen to Janice Gardner of GSLA & Melissa Burns of USFWS discuss how you can avoid the "take" of birds: Webinar 
Check out our new MBTA brochure.


Useful Links

Contact us
info@greatsaltlakeaudubon.org


Winning Centennial Poster
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