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Point Blue's 160 scientists develop nature-based solutions to climate change, habitat loss, and other environmental threats to benefit wildlife and people.

Join our 45th Annual Rich Stallcup Bird-A-Thon!

Count birds for conservation during the 45th Annual Rich Stallcup Bird-A-Thon, September 15 – October 15. You can join a team, form your own, or count individually to participate in the country’s longest running bird-a-thon.

This year’s event includes an exciting new opportunity to increase your support of Point Blue's work to conserve birds, other wildlife, and ecosystems through science, partnership, and outreach: the Marcia Grand Bird-A-Thon Team Challenge! Any team that correctly identifies 1 animal from each of the following 3 taxonomic groups--mammals, amphibians, reptiles-- will receive a $50 gift for their team total to support Point Blue. This challenge was inspired by Rich Stallcup, who recorded every living creature he saw during his Bird-A-Thon.

The 45th Annual Rich Stallcup Bird-A-Thon is dedicated to Ivan Samuels in honor of his invaluable leadership, passion for nature and birds, and his many years of support for the Bird-A-Thon.

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What's Happening

What's that sound?

Hear from recent Graduate student Faiza Hafeez about why she finds the world of bird sounds so fascinating and her 6-month internship experience at our Palomarin and Farallon Islands Field Stations. Sound on to listen to bird vocalizations!

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Coastal Clean-up in Novato

Come join Point Blue restoration staff for the 39th annual California Coastal Cleanup at the Novato Baylands on the shore of San Pablo Bay! Together we will be cleaning up beautiful and vital salt marsh habitat.

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Youth Leading on Climate

We are cheering on youth who stand up and fight for climate change solutions. Read a perspective in a recent Press Democrat article from our Director of Innovation, Liz Chamberlin, and our Board Vice Chair & Policy Chair, Sheldon Gen.

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New Guide to Help Oaks

Oaks need our help to regenerate so they can continue to provide their important ecological and cultural functions. That’s why Point Blue biologists created the California Oak Planting Guide.

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Smarter Conservation Solutions

Sharing our conservation resources and knowledge and providing our partners with valuable conservation tools is essential to Point Blue’s mission.

Farming & Ranching

Be a steward of the land without sacrificing your bottom line.

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Improve conservation outcomes and guide conservation investment priorities.

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Nature Stewardship

Identify, understand, and help birds and other animals at home and while out enjoying nature.

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Use our science. Browse our library of briefs and more than 2,000 peer-reviewed scientific articles, book chapters, and reports.

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Teach others about a variety of science and conservation topics.

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