This means you. If you are aware of any issues that MCAS should be active in pursuing, please email Doug Tait at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a few hours per month to spend on such issues please join our Conservation Committee. The tasks may include attending meetings, writing letters to decision-makers, or actually working in the field on bird habitat.
Current Conservation Issues
Click links below for more information on the issues the Morro Coast Audubon Society is working on.
LOCAL & STATE
Ongoing: MCAS is committed to the protection of the Western Snowy Plover and stewardship of its habitat in Morro Bay in partnership with State Parks.
August 2016: MCAS letter to San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors regarding Interim Urgency Ordinance / Permanent Oak Woodlands Protection Ordinanace
February 2016: MCAS letter to San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission regarding the Phillips 66 Development Plan / Coastal Development Permit
September 2015: MCAS letter to Morro Bay City Council regarding Support of National Marine Sanctuary Designation
June 2015: MCAS letter to Morro Bay City Council regarding Support of Ban of Expanded Polystyrene Foam
November 2014: MCAS letter to Port San Luis Harbor Commission regarding the Wildlife Improvements at Port San Luis
May 2014: MCAS letter to San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors regarding The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County acquisition of the Pismo Preserve
October 2012: Letter to the California Coastal Commission Regarding PG&E Seismic Imaging Survey.
April 2016: MCAS letter to U.S. Department of the Interior: Fish & Wildlife Service, Pacific Southwest Region regarding the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes NWR Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan
March 2014: In a letter to Secretary John Kerry, MCAS comments on the National Interest Determination of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Project.
September 2013: MCAS urges Governor Jerry Brown to sign AB711 and stop the needless poisoning of humans and wildlife with lead ammunition. (PDF)
May 2013: MCAS comments on Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Project Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.