Audubon’s Mission: To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the Earth's biological diversity.
Now in its second century, Audubon connects people with birds, nature, and the environment that supports us all. Our national network of community-based nature centers, chapters, scientific, education, and advocacy programs engages millions of people from all walks of life in conservation action to protect and restore the natural world. Visit Audubon online at www.audubon.org
Your local Audubon chapter might sponsor Audubon Adventures for your school!
Audubon chapters are part of Audubon’s national network. Because they are based in your community, they are able to focus Audubon’s mission of education and advocacy on the birds, other wildlife, habitats, and environmental issues that matter where you live.
Audubon chapters often sponsor Audubon Adventures for local schools, making it available for free or at a reduced rate. They also have programs for involving schools in conservation programs—some school-based and some at local nature centers. Your local Audubon chapter can be an important source for curriculum-connected science and conservation experiences for students, whether in the field or in the classroom.
Each year more than 1 million people of all ages visit Audubon Centers across the United States. Audubon Centers welcome visitors of all ages, and offer students the opportunity to connect with nature through hands-on experiences in natural settings—with education programs that are aligned to teaching standards. Audubon Centers also offer programs for families, seasonal nature festivals, and discovery trails.
Audubon Chapters host community meetings and events for Audubon members and others. Chapters create a culture of conservation in local communities through education and advocacy, focusing on the conservation of birds, other wildlife and conservation of important habitats. Chapters sponsor Audubon Adventures and speakers for school programs, special events, field trips, citizen science projects, and other activities.
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