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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


2020 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

In the interests of safety, we are CANCELLING all field trips and other GSLA events through May 31st. 
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. Field trips are CANCELLED through May 31st.


Events  

Birds 'n Bites:  Tuesday May 19th "Bird ID 101" with Ian Batterman.  Will be held virtually via Zoom. Contact Heather Dove at president@greatsaltlakeaudubon.org if you would like to register for this event.

CANCELLED: 2020 Basin & Range, June 12-14. This excellent program, planned to be held at Wasatch Mountain State Park near Midway, is rescheduled for June 2021. 


Education

Go to GSLA Fledglings group, a  place where kids (and adults) can increase their knowledge of birds and wildlife conservation through fun activities and photo sharing.


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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