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ASC on Oregon Field Guide!

ASC Conservation Chair and former President Jim Fairchild talking about Swifts!


Conservation Priority Goals of the Oregon Audubon Council for 2018:

  • Oppose rollback of environmental laws and federal land protections.
  • Ensure that substantial progress is made on Malheur CCP and Harney Basin Wetlands Initiative.
  • Ensure adequate water for Klamath Complex refuges in short and long term.
  • Ensure that Lake Abert has adequate water to support bird populations on an annual basis.
  • Work on federal, state, and private forest lands to ensure science-base management policies that protect older forests, fish and wildlife, and water quality.
  • Ensure that a system of marine reserves, protected areas and strong ocean policies are implemented, monitored, and expanded over the next decade.
  • Protect and ensure implementation of the FEMA Floodplain Biological Opinion for the protection of salmons.
  • Substantially reduce the use of lead ammunition in Oregon.
  • Reduce window strikes across the state of Oregon.
  • Initiate campaign to reduce light pollution statewide.
  • Establish bird friendly practices and non-lethal control of birds at vineyards in Oregon.
  • Increase protections for the Marbled Murrelet.
  • Engage in California Condor reintroduction efforts to ensure the species is adequately protected and to engage memberships in an exciting bird conservation effort.
  • Ensure full implementation of the Sage Grouse Plan in Ore- 54 AUDUBON SOCIETY OF CORVALLIS gon on federal, state and private lands. Oppose any efforts to weaken or de-fund Plan at any level.
  • Oppose scapegoating Double-crested Cormorants to protect salmon.
  • Ensure that grassland Streaked Horned Lark and Oregon Vesper Sparrows and their habitats are adequately protected to recover imperiled species and to prevent other species from becoming imperiled.
  • ODFW Funding: Support passage of ODFW non-game funding legislation.
  • Support passage of responsible legislation to create tax credits for Brownfield cleanup.
  • Oregon Outdoor School: Chapters will work together to promote and develop curriculum that promotes a pro-conservation message and utilizes strong science.
  • Climate Change: Promote bird-friendly renewable energy development and oppose new fossil fuel facilities.

Jim Fairchild, Conservation Chair

Proposal for a Benton County Agriculture and Wildlife Protection Plan 2017-2019

ASC Conservation

Conservation Links
Oregon Natural Desert Association
Defenders of Wildlife
Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
Migratory Connectivity Project
Oregon Wild
Center for Biological Diversity
American Bird Conservancy

Get the Facts on Your Elected Representatives:
Project Vote Smart /Center for National Independence in Politics
Voter Hotline: 1-888-VOTE-SMART
Oregon League Of Conservation Voters

How to contact state and federal officials and keep track of issues:
Oregon State Legislature
White House
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Oregon Department of Agriculture

How to contact your elected representatives:

White House:

President Donald J. Trump
1600 Pennsylvania Av
Washington, DC 20500
PH: (202) 456-1414
FAX:(202) 456-2461

Vice-President Mike Pence

United States Senate:

US Senator Ron Wyden
516 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-5244
Portland Office:
1220 SW Third Ave #585
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 326-7525

US Senator Jeff Merkeley
404 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
PH:(202) 224-3753
FAX:(202) 228-3997
Portland Office
World Trade Center
121 S.W. Salmon ste. 1250
Portland, OR 97204
PH:(503) 326-3386
FAX:(503) 326-2900

United States House of Representatives:

US Representative Kurt Schrader
Oregon District 5
Washington DC Office:
1130 Longworth H.O.B.
Washington, DC 20515
PH:(202) 225-5711
FAX:(202) 225-5699
District Offices
494 State St #210
Salem, OR 97301
PH:(503) 588-9100
FAX:(503) 588-5517

US Representative Peter DeFazio
Oregon District 4
Washington, DC Office:
2134 Rayburn H.O.B.
Washington, DC 20515
PH:(202) 225-6416
(800) 944-9603
Eugene Office:
405 E.8th Ave#2030
Eugene, OR 97401
(541) 465-6732

Oregon Governor

Governor Kate Brown
160 State Capito
l900 Court St
Salem, OR 97301
PH: (503) 378-4582
FAX:(503) 378-6827

Oregon State Representatives

Senator Bill Morrisette
Senate District 6900
Court St. NE. S-306
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 986-1706

Senator Betsy Close
900 Court St. NE, S-303
Court St NE S-215
Salem, OR 97301

Senator Fred Girod
Senate District 9900
Court St NE S-211
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 986-1709

Senator Jackie Winters
Senate District 10900
Court St NE S-212
Salem OR 97301
(503) 986-1710

Senator Brian Boquist
Senate District 12900
Court St NE, S-214Salem, OR 97301
(503) 986-1712

Oregon State House of Representatives:

Representative Andy Olson
Rep. District 15900
Court St.
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 986-1870

Representative Sara Gelser
Rep. District 16900
Court St NE H-479
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 986-1416

State Representative Jim Thompson
Rep. District 23900
Court St NE H-277
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 986-1423

State Representative Mary Nolan
Rep. District 36
State Capitol
Salem, OR 97310
( 503) 986-1436

Corvallis Area

Mayor Biff Traber
PO Box 1083
Corvallis, OR 97339
(541) 766-6985

Corvallis City Council
PO Box 1083
Corvallis, OR 97339
PH: 766-649X where "X" is the ward number

Benton County CommissionersCommissioner Ann Schuster
Commissioner Anabelle Jaramillo
Commissioner Xan Augerot
408 SW Monroe Avenue, Suite 111
Corvallis, OR 97333

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PO Box 148
Corvallis, OR 97339