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Frequently Asked Questions About the Audubon Name

Your guide to the board’s process and its decision to retain the organization’s name.

National Audubon Society Announces Decision to Retain Current Name

Organization commits an additional $25 million to fund expansion of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging work, a decision that follows a thorough and inclusive process to examine the legacy of its namesake.

The Myth of John James Audubon

The National Audubon Society’s namesake looms large, like his celebrated bird paintings. But he also enslaved people and held white supremacist views, reflecting ethical failings that it is time to bring to the fore.