National Audubon Society

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Birds Without Borders: A Guide to the Illegal-Alien Avians of OC

    Every Thanksgiving, I contemplate the ancient and global phenomenon of migration. Since the beginning of time, humans and wildlife have wandered all over the planet in search of hospitable habitat. Migrations are stimulated by the constant change of environmental conditions.  When habitats beco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Santa Margarita Water District Sued Over its Lead Role in Mojave Groundwater Project

    Environmental groups are suing Orange County's second largest retail water district over plans to pump water Mojave Desert groundwater. Santa Margarita Water District, which serves more than 155,000 residents and businesses in Mission Viejo, Coto de Caza, Las Flores, Ladera Ranch, Talega and its hom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Santa Ana Sucker Legal Allies Finalized

    ​Just to be clear, the Santa Ana sucker is NOT a skinny young thing who works Harbor Boulevard. Or, more accurately, the Santa Ana sucker for the purposes of this post is not a tireless working gal/guy.The Santa Ana sucker referenced here is the algae-eating fish whose Santa Ana River habitat prot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Santa Ana Sucker, Little Fish at Center of Water Agencies' Suit Against Feds, Gets a Legal Assist

    ​Inland water agencies may say they want to work with government regulators on a Santa Ana River habitat for a tiny fish known as the Santa Ana Sucker, but as long as the H2O providers press their lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, four conservation groups will press back. The Si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    'Taste of San Juan Capistrano' Tomorrow

    JC Vera​I was driving up from San Clemente, passing San Juan Capistrano, when I looked up and saw birds, a flock of them, and I swore they looked like swallows. They turned out to be seagulls (I'm not exactly National Audubon Society material), but it did remind me that the Mission's big event is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Gettin' Made: Shopping to Help the Gulf

    Face it, folks. The BP oil debacle in the Gulf Coast is depressing as hell. And the fact that there's not a whole lot any of us can do about it doesn't help things. Kate from Etsy shop Flapperdoodle has stepped up to try and give us a way to do something, though, by starting up a collective sho ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009

    Summer Bat Walk

    San Joaquin Wildlife Conservatory

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    October 20, 2005
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    March 31, 2005

    No Mo Moiso

    Grassroots campaign aims to stop homebuilder from invading OCs last protected wilderness area

  • News

    December 30, 2004
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    November 25, 2004

    A Win-Lose Solution

    Say hello to more South County homes, adios to wilderness

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Clean Water, Murky Politics

    The developers win again

  • Features

    August 1, 2002

    The Sap Spills Like Blood

    A lot of pruning goes on at Leisure World, and its not just the residents