Eared Grebes
Jim Moodie

East Cascades Audubon Society advocates for bird conservation by lending public support to campaigns and political actions that will help identify and protect birds and their habitats that are at risk.

You can become part of our community and help influence positive change throughout our region and state by volunteering as a member of ECAS’ Board of Directors or the ECAS Science & Conservation Committee. For more information on how to get involved in ECAS’ advocacy work, email

Stay up to date with local, state, and national action alerts to support birds, other wildlife, and their habitats with these resources:

Oregon Natural Desert Association

Follow ONDA to learn how to take action to help protect Oregon’s high desert for the future. Sign up for action alerts via text or opt to follow specific campaigns via email.

Deschutes Land Trust

Sign up for the Deschutes Land Trust’s monthly e-newsletter to stay informed about news, hikes and events supporting their mission to conserve and care for the lands and waters that sustain Central Oregon, so local communities and the natural world can flourish together for generations to come.

The Environmental Center

Join this regional hub of environmental education, engagement and action that advocates for meaningful and sustainable change across Central Oregon and works collaboratively with people of all ages, local businesses and elected officials. Sign up to receive their e-newsletter.

Central Oregon Landwatch

Subscribe to action alerts and email updates on natural resource and urban growth decisions and community engagement opportunities by Central Oregon Landwatch.

Oregon Desert Land Trust

Subscribe to monthly e-newsletter to read about Oregon Desert Land Trust work to conserve private lands in the state’s high desert region. These wild and working lands are critical to ecological, economic, and community health.  Preserving Oregon’s high desert is vital for fish and wildlife habitat, climate resilience, cultural preservation, rangeland health, and public access.

Portland Audubon

Sign up for action alerts that will help you advocate for native birds and their habitat across Oregon.

Oregon Wild

Join Oregon Wild’s grassroots advocacy training program or sign up to receive their e-newsletter and alerts to learn more about their work to protect and restore wildlands, wildlife, and waters in Oregon.

WaterWatch of Oregon

Sign up for river action alerts to learn about WaterWatch’s grassroots campaigns and how the public can participate in efforts to seek structural reform of antiquated water laws to protect and restore Oregon’s rivers.

Cascadia Wildlands

Sign up for Cascadia Wildlands’ email newsletter to receive campaign updates, calls to take action, and other opportunities to get involved with their grassroots conservation campaigns.

Pacific Birds Habitat Joint Venture

Subscribe to the monthly e-news and other email campaigns sponsored by this collaborative network across the Pacific region working on behalf of bird habitat conservation

National Audubon Society

Learn about the National Audubon Society’s current campaigns or sign up for their Action Network’s updates.

Friends and Neighbors of the Deschutes Canyon Area

Subscribe to the Friends and Neighbors of the Deschutes Canyon Area newsletter to receive information about their work preserving and restoring the wild landscapes of the Middle Deschutes and Lower Crooked Rivers, and Lower Whychus Creek.

Sierra Club: The Juniper Group

Sign up for Action Alert emails from the Oregon Chapter of the Sierra Club to learn about opportunities to engage when urgent conservation, environmental, and political threats pop up.

The Nature Conservancy: Oregon Chapter

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