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What White Birders Can Learn From Amy Cooper About Their Own Racism

What White Birders Can Learn From Amy Cooper About Their Own Racism

— Outrage isn't enough. Robin DiAngelo, the author of ‘White Fragility,’ explains why the birding community must examine itself.
Hiking Trails and Maps Often Exclude People With Disabilities. This Group Is Changing That.

Hiking Trails and Maps Often Exclude People With Disabilities. This Group Is Changing That.

— Started by Syren Nagakyrie, Disabled Hikers aims to make the outdoors more accessible for a diversity of people and marginalized communities.
 Celebrating Identity Is Connected to Christine Lin's Relationship With the Land

Celebrating Identity Is Connected to Christine Lin's Relationship With the Land

— Audubon's social media producer reflects on her relationship with the environment and embracing her identities.
How Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month and Birds Intersect

How Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month and Birds Intersect

— From timeless paintings to avian-inspired martial arts, here's how we are appreciating birds during Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Apprentices: On Your Mark, Get Set, Bird!

Apprentices: On Your Mark, Get Set, Bird!

— Audubon's Fund II Foundation apprentices competed in a friendly bird-off for bragging rights. Here’s how it all went down.
When Women Run the Bird World

When Women Run the Bird World

— For decades female birders have been the silent majority. Now they’re starting their own movements to transform a privileged culture.
A Nature Summer Camp Aims to Make Young Refugees and Immigrants Feel at Home in Idaho

A Nature Summer Camp Aims to Make Young Refugees and Immigrants Feel at Home in Idaho

— The two-week New Roots program introduces teens to the flora and fauna of the Rockies, and answers a question oft-asked by new arrivals: Are there lions in the Boise foothills?
Do Communities of Color Really Feel Disconnected From Nature?

Do Communities of Color Really Feel Disconnected From Nature?

— Working with college STEM students, Dorceta Taylor debunks the cultural stereotypes that dominate diversity discussions.
A Movement to Make Birding More Inclusive and Accessible

A Movement to Make Birding More Inclusive and Accessible

— Virginia Rose found her passion for birds—and a new purpose in life—from the seat of her wheelchair. With Birdability, she's working to bring birding's benefits to others like her.