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Newsletter


TAKE ACTION:
Read about the Utah Inland Port project:
www.stopthepollutingport.org. If you are concerned about smart design, minimizing pollution and conserving the adjacent habitat, consider signing the petition. View this 5 minute video to get a good sense of the problems this project presents:  Unmask My City


2019 Legislative Updates

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

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. 

Window treatments to reduce bird collisions: see recommendations from American Bird Conservancy.

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  

Jordan River Christmas Bird Count is rescheduled for Sat Jan 4th due to weather: Join us for this fun all-day event. Contact Jeanne Le Ber if you plan to attend jeanne.leber@utah.edu or 801-532-7384.

Winging It Potluck Series: "Intro to Birds of Utah" Mon Jan 13th, 6 - 8 pm at the Cancer Wellness House, 59 S 1100 E. Contact Georgie Corkery if you have questions, georgie.corkery@gmail.com

Birds 'n Bites:  Tuesday Jan 21, 6:30 - 8:30 pm "The Roles of Zoos in Conservation" presented by Hogle Zoos' Kayleigh Mullen, Citizen Science Wildlife Bioogist, & Tori Bird, Conservation Action Coordinator. Held at Tracy Aviary Education Bldg.

Paint Night Fundraiser: Join us on Tues Jan 28th, 6-8 pm at Fiddler's Elbow, 1063 E 2100 S. $15 registration at Share Paint. See Pelican Newsletter pg 6 for details.

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: September 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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