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Newsletter


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

GSLA letter to Gov Herbert, urging him to veto SB 80


NEW!!
"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. 



National Action Alerts
Positions, Comments
  • Read GSLA's comments on the Final Draft of the GSL Comprehensive Management Plan and Mineral Leasing Plan.
  • Read letter to the editor by Steve Erickson, our legislative advocate "Act now to stop Las Vegas' water grab" and make your voice heard.


Events  

BASIN & RANGE, June 11-12
Fremont Indian State Park


ALERT!! The Gillmor Sanctuary field trip has been rescheduled for Sat Apr 30th (weather and clay roads permitting!!) Meet at ShopKo parking lot at 8:30 am. Wear long sleeves & pants. Bring insect repellant. Conditions may be muddy.  Contact Ian Batterman to sign up: imbatterman@gmail.com


Great Salt Lake Bird Festival, May 12-16, 2016
Online registration begins 9 am, Monday Feb 22nd. Go to www.GreatSaltlakeBirdFest.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.

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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