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Newsletter
Legislative Update 2017

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 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. 

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


National Action Alerts

2016 Legislative Updates
Utah Audubon Council legislative advocate is Steve Erickson (801.554.9029, erickson.steve1@comcast.net) 
Events  

Birds 'n Bites: Award winning photographer Marguerite Roberts presents "Travel Adventures in Rwanda & Uganda and Conservation Efforts to save the Grey Crowned Crane", Tues Feb 21st, 7PM at Tracy Aviary.  Doors open at 6:30PM

20th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count: Feb 17 - 20, 2017.  Go to http://gbbc.birdcount.org/ to register and to find links to instructions and count forms.

eBird for Intermediates class: 
Thurs Feb 23rd, 6:00 - &7:30 PM at Meldrum Science Bldg, Rm 330, Westminster College. Email, text or call Janice Gardner to register: janicehgardner@gmail.com, 801-440-5895

18th Annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival: May 12 - 16, 2017 
Registration begins Feb 27th 

National Audubon Convention in Park City, UT: July 14-17, 2017.
Mark your calendars!!


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.

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


Winning Centennial Poster
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