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The Audubon Network

Building the most effective conservation network in America

Audubon is a powerful distributed network with an unparalleled reach.

No other conservation organization matches the size, reach, scale, influence, diversity, and creative energy of our chapters, nature centers, volunteer leaders, and partners. At its best, our network has the knowledge and authenticity to care for birds and the places they need in communities across the country; it unites to tackle big challenges facing birds that cannot be solved by any single part of the network alone. It is also true that the Audubon network faces challenges—some significant—in capacity, diversity, and coordination. We are commited to making Audubon and its partners the most effective conservation network in America.


Audubon Education

A commitment to education is at the heart of the Audubon tradition. By inspiring more people in more places to value and protect the natural world, we are laying the foundation for future conservation. Audubon Centers are one of the principal elements of our education work. They have inspired more than 10 generations of Americans to learn about and protect birds, other wildlife, and the natural world. Our network of nature Centers now reaches more than a million visitors each year.

Audubon In Action

A photo of a bird perching on a thin branch with greenery on it, clamping down with its beak on two orange and white winged bugs.
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Community as a Cornerstone of Conservation

By Laura Aguirre
July 19, 2023 — Mitchell Lake Audubon Center and Latino Outdoors support community-centered conservation in San Antonio.
A flock of Red Knots fly in a murmuration over water.

How Audubon South Carolina Protects Their Coastal Birds and the Places They Need

By Gabrielle Saleh
June 01, 2023 — With their Shorebird Stewardship program, Audubon South Carolina protects Red Knots, American Oystercatchers, and other birds that find respite on their shores.
Audubon in Action

Audubon Events Marking Earth Day 2023

By National Audubon Society
April 12, 2023 — Across the Audubon network, state offices and chapters are marking Earth Day on and around April 22.
Woman wearing blue beanie, blue parka, and brown overalls stands in front of mountains and looks slightly to the left of the camera.
Audubon in Action

Audubon Announces First-Ever Endorsed Foresters

By Sharon Bruce
April 05, 2023 — Audubon is thrilled to share that Caitlin Cusack (Vermont) and John MacNaught (New York) have become endorsed for prioritizing bird habitat in their management recommendations.
Audubon in Action

Victories for Alaska’s Bristol Bay and Tongass Forest

By National Audubon Society
February 14, 2023
Audubon On Campus

What I Learned on Capitol Hill

By Michael Kerrigan
December 08, 2022 — Audubon campus chapter leader Michael Kerrigan recalls what it was like to meet with legislators and advocate on behalf of birds.

Top Audubon Successes of 2022

By National Audubon Society
November 23, 2022 — Audubon took a huge leap forward this year protecting birds, people, and the places they need to live and thrive. Here, a look back at a selection of our achievements from the last 12 months.
An Osprey sitting in the Boat House nest while a boat is out on the water in the background.

For the First Time, Osprey Chicks Have Successfully Fledged from Hog Island’s Boathouse Nest

By Liz Muñoz Huber
November 10, 2022 — Hog Island’s annual service week leads to a nesting win for on-cam fish hawks Dory and Skiff.
Audubon On Campus

Audubon On Campus: Class of 2022 On Life, Birds, and the Future

By National Audubon Society
October 17, 2022 — We asked Audubon campus chapter leaders what they've been up to, and what they're planning to do next.
Audubon On Campus

Students in North Carolina Tackle Light Pollution with Cube Satellites

By Gabriella Sotelo
May 12, 2022 — How six students from UNC Asheville are creating a tool to help support Lights Out initiatives in North Carolina and beyond.