In 2010 Audubon California was awarded a four-year grant to help protect breeding Aechmophorus grebes, (Clark's and Western) at their important breeding lakes in Northern California. Plumas Audubon, along with the Altacal (Chico area) and Redbud (Clear Lake) Audubon chapters have partnered with Audubon California to implement the project, which is currently in its eigth year.
More information on the project can be found here.
During this project, Plumas Audubon monitors nests every summer using field cameras mounted in the lakes.
For $100 a Grebe Guardian can adopt a nesting Grebe pair that is being monitored with these mounted field cameras. A Guardian will receive:
The mission of Plumas Audubon is to promote understanding, appreciation, and protection of the biodiversity of the Feather River Region, especially birds, through education, research, and the restoration and conservation of natural ecosystems.