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Newsletter


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


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  

Birds 'n Bites: Join us Tues Feb 16th as Kelli Frame and Pomera Fronce of Wild Birds Unlimited for a discussion on backyard bird feeding. We meet at Tracy Aviary Ed Bldg. Doors open at 6:30 pm for refreshments and socializing. Program begins at 7 pm.


SAVE THE DATE!
Basin & Range 2016
June 11-12
Fremont Indian State Park
More info available in March


MEXICO BIRDING TOUR FUNDRAISERS RETURN!! 
We are again offering TWO exciting birding trips to Mexico. Click these flyers for details:
        San Blas - SOLD OUT
       Oaxaca - a few spaces left
Get your reservations in ASAP, as there are a limited number of spots available!!  


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
(Click picture for full image)