Los Angeles Audubon Receives Disney Conservation Grant

Los Angeles, CA, October 21, 2014

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Los Angeles Audubon Societyhas been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF). The conservation grant recognizes Los Angeles Audubon’s efforts in Least Tern and shorebird conservation.  

Los Angeles Audubon is grateful for the generous support from The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, which will be utilized to protect and preserve habitat for the federally listed California Least Tern and Western Snowy Plover and to educate the public about these species. 

“Disney’s support allows us to continue and enhance our ongoing citizen science and conservation efforts for the at-risk shorebirds that share our beaches here in Los Angeles,” said Dr. Travis Longcore, president of Los Angeles Audubon’s Board of Directors.  “Even at heavily used beaches on an urban coast, we can still share the shore.”

The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund focuses on protecting wildlife and connecting kids and families with nature. Since its founding in 1995, DWCF has provided more than $25 million to support conservation programs in 114 countries. Projects were selected to receive awards based upon their efforts to study wildlife, protect habitats and develop community conservation and education programs in critical ecosystems. 

For information on Disney’s commitment to conserve nature and a complete list of 2014 grant recipients, visit www.disney.com/conservation


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AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.

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When first visiting AmazonSmile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization.


 

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Published Western Tanager Vol. 81 No. 2 Nov/Dec 2014

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