Letter From the Editor

Why Audubon Magazine Turned Its Spotlight to John James Audubon

Why Audubon Magazine Turned Its Spotlight to John James Audubon

— It's our job as journalists to ask tough questions, including about the life and legacy of the man behind our name.
Birds Help Bind Us to Our Roots, and to One Another

Birds Help Bind Us to Our Roots, and to One Another

— Our winter issue illustrates how, in today’s topsy-turvy world, we would all benefit from stronger connections.
In a Tumultuous Year, Science and Steadfast Action Provide a Path Forward

In a Tumultuous Year, Science and Steadfast Action Provide a Path Forward

— Our fall issue spotlights researchers and conservationists doing what it takes, in the face of overwhelming odds, to keep people and birds safe.
The Surreal Challenge of Making a Magazine During an Unthinkable Spring

The Surreal Challenge of Making a Magazine During an Unthinkable Spring

— Creating our summer issue meant balancing the desire for escape with a deeper need to face the moment.
Conservation History Provides Lessons We Should Heed

Conservation History Provides Lessons We Should Heed

— By examining our past, we can navigate toward a better, safer future.
When We Need Them Most, Birds and Nature Are At Our Service

When We Need Them Most, Birds and Nature Are At Our Service

— The natural world holds tremendous value, in ways both expected and surprising—if only we let it.
This Is What Climate Solutions Look Like

This Is What Climate Solutions Look Like

— We dedicated our entire fall issue to tackling the challenge of climate change, because humanity has no other choice.
Birds Rely on Native Plants, and Our Photos Should Reflect That

Birds Rely on Native Plants, and Our Photos Should Reflect That

— If images only show avian species, you’re leaving out the bigger picture.
A Club for Everyone

A Club for Everyone

— Birds bring people together, but sometimes it requires a thoughtful assist.
When Problems Present, So Do New Opportunities to Help Birds

When Problems Present, So Do New Opportunities to Help Birds

— While we can't predict every unintended consequence, we know enough to head them off.