Audubon in Action

At Francis Beidler Forest, Stories of Escaped Slaves Mingle with Nature

At Francis Beidler Forest, Stories of Escaped Slaves Mingle with Nature

— On Maroons Cultural Heritage Day, Audubon South Carolina transported visitors into the sanctuary's past—when it was a refuge for runaways.
Sharing the Bay Area's Rich Tapestry of Birdlife — with Cindy Margulis

Sharing the Bay Area's Rich Tapestry of Birdlife — with Cindy Margulis

— "You can talk to anybody about a bird; it’s a way of bringing people together."
In Mexico, Grassland Birds and Ranching Can Coexist — with Mauricio de la Maza

In Mexico, Grassland Birds and Ranching Can Coexist — with Mauricio de la Maza

— "That’s how everything kind of melds together: birds, habitat, water, the people, and economics."
Why the Scrub-Jay Should Be Florida's State Bird — with Eva Ries

Why the Scrub-Jay Should Be Florida's State Bird — with Eva Ries

— "It was as though magic happened, because I felt a pair of feet in my hand."
Birding in Philly’s Forgotten Habitats

Birding in Philly’s Forgotten Habitats

— Who goes looking for robins and swallows at the casino and Navy Yard? Lifelong Philadelphian Keith Russell does—for good conservation reason.
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Explained

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Explained

— Don’t know what the MBTA even is? Here’s your comprehensive guide to the Act—including why it's at risk.
Puerto Ricans Band Together to Survey Birds in Hurricane Maria's Aftermath

Puerto Ricans Band Together to Survey Birds in Hurricane Maria's Aftermath

— Amid power outages, devastated landscapes, and destroyed buildings, birders assessed the storm's avian toll on their Christmas Bird Count.
Oakland's Christmas Bird Count Has Another Banner Turnout

Oakland's Christmas Bird Count Has Another Banner Turnout

— Short on sleep but not on species, volunteers fanned out across the habitat-rich city.
An Introduction to Imping, the Ancient Art of Feather-Mending

An Introduction to Imping, the Ancient Art of Feather-Mending

— The practice has been described by kings, mentioned in Shakespeare, and is regularly performed at rehabilitation clinics everywhere.
The Perfect Gift for Golden-winged Warblers

The Perfect Gift for Golden-winged Warblers

— An unusual partnership in North Carolina turned an old Christmas tree farm into vital habitat for the birds—and fragrant oils for people.