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2019 Legislative Updates

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


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.


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. 



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  

Birds 'n Bites: "Climate Change and Tropical Montane Birds" presented by Monte Neate-Clegg, 3rd year Ph.D Student, Sekercioglu Lab, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Utah. Tues March 19th,
Tracy Aviary Ed Bldg, 7 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

2019 Great Salt Lake Bird Fest, May 16-20. Registration starts Feb 25th. Go to www.GreatSaltLakeBirdFest.org

Save the date: Audubon 2018 Photography Awards Exhibit, May 29 - June 14 in the Children's Gallery on the lower level of The City Library.
May 30th, 6:30-8:30pm, noted artist Jane Kim will talk about the creation of her amazing Wall of Birds at Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Event will be held at the main auditorium at The City Library

Save the date: Basin & Range, June 7-9, 2019 at Castle Rocks State Park, Idaho. 
Stay tuned. More info to come!!

Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) celebrated its 100th year. 

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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