Audubon in Action

Students in North Carolina Tackle Light Pollution with Cube Satellites

— How six students from UNC Asheville are creating a tool to help support Lights Out initiatives in North Carolina and beyond.

Audubon Spotlight: Kay Garlick-Ott Wants Everyone to Love Ecology

— How one ecologist found inspiration while working with seabirds off the coast of Maine.

When Creeping On Cuckoos Leads to a Potential Career

— Sonoran Audubon collaborated with campus chapter Sun Devil Audubon members to count cuckoos and gain valuable field survey experience.

How Just a Few Acres of Ideal Habitat Helped Protect Henslow’s Sparrows

— Quick action and a partnership with a local winery allowed the Central Kentucky Audubon Society to protect a local population of Henslow’s Sparrows—and led to a discovery that could help the species in other places.

How to Bring Lights Out to a City Near You

— Audubon chapters across the U.S. have been instrumental in convincing cities to turn their lights out for migrating birds.

Audubon Spotlight: Claire Del Sorbo Wants to Know Why You Love Birds

— In the case of Del Sorbo, Audubon's social media fellow, their interest in birds started with a death.

Audubon Spotlight: Gabriella Sotelo Finds the Missing Pieces

— A chance encounter with a sea creature far from home led Sotelo to focus her journalism career on conservation and environmental justice.

Audubon Spotlight: Bethany Chan, A Designer for Others

— Chan draws from the triumphs—and struggles—of building a global design cohort to create essential materials for Audubon’s conservation work.

Audubon Spotlight: Zakiyyah Madyun is Piecing it All Together

— How an imaginative film graduate is using her passion for conservation to create entertaining videos for Audubon’s video channels.

Audubon Spotlight: Tania Romero Sees Death and Rebirth in the Shapes of Birds

— For the Debs Park program coordinator, birds are an important element of her identity and a connection to her ancestors.