Welcome to Great Salt Lake Audubon!
Newsletter
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:
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



Events  

Jordan River Christmas Bird Count - Monday Jan 1st, 7 am - 6 pm
Meet 7 am at Kneaders Bakery & Cafe, 177 E 13800 S, Draper for breakfast and to establish birding teams.  All levels from beginner to expert are welcome. At 5:00 pm, participants meet at Sizzlers, 9000 S 20 W, Sandy, to talk about their day and turn in tally sheets.  Please contact Jeanne Le Ber or Ray Smith if you are interested 801-532-7384.

Birds 'n Bites: "An Overview of the US Magnesium Superfund Site" presented by Ann Rasmuson, Logan Frederick and Shu Yang - Tues Jan 16th, 7 pm at Tracy Aviary Education Bldg.
Doors open at 6:30 for refreshments and socializing. Program starts at 7 pm.

Intro to eBird Class - Thurs Jan 25th, 6 pm, Meldrum Bldg, Rm 170, Westminster College.  Contact Janice Gardner to register, janicehgardner@gmail.com

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.


Grant Program

Grants of $1000 are available to qualifying applicants
Submission deadline: Sept 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


Winning Centennial Poster
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