Conservation

Protecting birds and their habitats

Conservation at Our Sanctuary

We engage people thorugh volunteer opportunites, conservation leadership development, and hosting research to better understand and inform action to protect eelgrass, Pacific herring, and waterbirds.

New SF Bay IBAs created!
Conservation

New SF Bay IBAs created!

Nearly 25,000 acres of open bay habitat designated as Important Bird Areas in northern and southern Bay to help protect waterbirds.

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Sanctuary Boat Closure
Conservation

Sanctuary Boat Closure

The Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary waters are closed to boats from October 1 to March 31 every year.

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Aramburu Island
Conservation

Aramburu Island

Learn about this island enhancement project right here in Richardson Bay!

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Important Bird Areas
Conservation

Important Bird Areas

Richardson Bay was named as one of 148 Important Bird Areas in California in the publication Important Bird Areas of California by Daniel S. Cooper, 2004.

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Bird-Friendly Communities
Bird-Friendly Communites

Join our community

There are so many ways to help create and be a part of a bird-friendly community!

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How you can help, right now