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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.


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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  

eBird Classes for Beginners & Intermediates: Thursday February 20, 6:30 - 7 pm Beginners, 7 - 8 pm Intermediates. Will be held at Westminster College, Meldrum Science Bldg, Rm 170. Class is free and no registration is required. Bring your own computer or tablet. Contact Janice Gardner with questions, janice@wildutahproject.org 

Great Backyard Bird Count:
Fri Feb 14 - Mon Feb 17. Go to 
Participate in the GSLA GBBC field trip on Sat Feb 15th. Contact Vivian Schneggenburger for details: vivschneggs@gmail.com

Birds 'n Bites:  Tuesday Feb 18, 6:30 - 8:30 pm "Re-bisoning the West" presented by award-winning journalist Kurt Repanshek. Held at Tracy Aviary Education Bldg.

SAVE THE DATE: 2020 Basin & Range, June 12-14. Will be held at Wasatch Mountain State Park near Midway. More info to come soon. 

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

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