Audubon On Campus

Ponce participated in a program hosted by The Experiment in International Living, a worldwide program offering cross-cultural education for high school students, during a trip to Cape Town, South Africa in 2018. Courtesy of Alonso Ponce

Learn, Educate, Lead, Repeat: The Story of Alonso Ponce’s Life

— As an education intern at the National Audubon Society, Ponce is ready to take the next steps in his environmental career.
Josh Bellamy records an educational video at Big Haynes Creek near his home of Atlanta, Georgia to be used in a virtual lesson for Audubon Southwest. Courtesy of Josh Bellamy

Josh Bellamy Started His Internship as a Student, but Left as a Teacher

— Bellamy's sights are now set on influencing the next generation of conservation leaders.
Panelists listen to Jamie Margolin (bottom) of This is Zero Hour speak during the Youth Climate Activist Panel Discussion during the first-ever Youth Environment Summit in August 2020. Luke Franke/Audubon

Youth Environmental Activists Strengthen Their Stand in the Climate Movement

— Student leaders proved age is trivial when taking actions on environmental issues at the first-ever virtual Youth Environmental Summit.
Diana Braithwaite, Program Manager for Audubon on Campus, speaks during the inaugural Youth Environmental Summit. Luke Franke/Audubon

Audubon Spotlight: Diana Braithwaite Is Shaping the Next Generation

— Years of working with underrepresented communities helps the Audubon On Campus program manager engage people overlooked by conservation.

Audubon and ACC Campus Partnership Proves Climate Is Everyone’s Issue

— Hand in hand, Audubon and American Conservation Coalition (ACC) Campus show how climate solutions are a unifying cause.
Students with the University of Mississippi tour the Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Mike Fernandez/Audubon

Join the Growing Non-Partisan Youth Movement to Combat Climate Change

— Youth Environmental Summit 2020 will provide advocacy training and networking for environmentally minded college students across the political spectrum.
From left: Rust College campus chapter members Claudia Brown, Alia Scott, D'Andre Murray, and Jaylen Reynolds visit the native plant garden sale at the Strawberry Plains Hummingbird Festival. Dominic Arenas/Audubon

Audubon's Campus Chapter Program Is Taking Off in Mississippi

— This September, Magnolia Grove Audubon from University of Mississippi and Birds of a Feather from Rust College volunteered together at the 20th Annual Hummingbird Celebration at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center.
Attendees at the "Birds in Focus" portion of the Strawberry Plains Hummingbird Festival test out Canon gear. Holly Springs, Mississippi. Dominic Arenas/Audubon

Celebrating Birds Through the Lens of Photography

— The co-hosted Audubon + Canon Birds in Focus event series has helped the National Audubon Society and Canon U.S.A. engage with new audiences.

For Former Campus Chapter Leader Tara Hohman, the Chapter Was Just the Start

— The Audubon ecologist helped launch a campus chapter at her university. Now she's guiding conservation along the Mississippi River.
Lobby day in North Carolina with Audubon advocates. Dominic Arenas

Audubon in Action Grant Increases Flock at North Carolina Lobby Day

— New collaborations between Audubon chapters and Audubon campus chapters makes advocacy much more effective.