The Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records document the organization's organizations activities from the early 1950s through the 1980. The collection is comprised of
a variety of records, including minutes, agendas, financial records, correspondence, committee files, files on the Chapter's
Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary in Lakeside, CA, membership files, general office files, and the Chapter's "Sketches" newsletters.
Organized in 1948 and incorporated in 1953, the San Diego Chapter of the Audubon Society (SDAS) is dedicated to promoting
preservation and conservation activities. The organization is involved with educational programs on ecology and natural science
for citizens in the greater San Diego region. SDAS is also involved in managing several wildlife preserves, including the
Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary and the Anstine-Audubon preserve in Oceanside. The organization is still active in environmental
planning issues; assessing land use and development projects in the area, including development, the preservation of natural
resources, and regional planning.
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is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be
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is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission
of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available
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This collection is open for research.