Audubon New York

We know birds matter.

Northern Cardinal and Downy Woodpecker Photo: Michele Black/Great Backyard Bird Count

Audubon New York is the state’s leading voice for the conservation and protection of natural resources for birds. Integrating science, conservation, policy and education, Audubon’s mission is 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.

Our conservation work focuses on five key strategies, supported by science, advocacy, and education.

Important Bird Areas
Conservation

Important Bird Areas

Habitat is the key to conservation.

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Seas & Shores
Conservation

Seas & Shores

Protecting the vital habitat along New York's coasts where people and birds intersect.

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Working Lands
Conservation

Working Lands

Audubon integrates science, conservation, policy, and education to protect key grassland species.

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Bird-Friendly Communities
Conservation

Bird-Friendly Communities

Where birds thrive, people prosper.

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Climate Change
Conservation

Climate Change

Helping birds thrive and survive in a changing climate.

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Get Outside
Get Outside

Get Outside

That's where the birds are, after all.

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Join us to ensure the continued health and protection of New York's ecosystem.

Ways To Help
Birds

Ways To Help

Your dollars save birds. It's that simple.

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Advocacy
Advocacy

Advocacy

How we fight for birds.

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Centers, Sanctuaries & Chapters
About Us

Centers, Sanctuaries & Chapters

Connecting Birds, People & Communities

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News & Updates

2016 International Piping Plover Surveys
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2016 International Piping Plover Surveys

Better understanding how to help one of New York's Endangered Species requires a partnership of international proportions.

Scenic Hudson Naturalist Lecture Series
Centers, Sanctuaries & Chapters

Scenic Hudson Naturalist Lecture Series

See the Constitution Marsh Audubon Center & Sanctuary featured here.

Philanthropist Makes Landmark Gift to Montezuma Audubon Center
Montezuma Audubon Center

Landmark gift creates endowment at MAC

Endowment will further Central New York conservation efforts.

Researchers hope for continued presence of piping plover on Lake Ontario after historic return
News

Researchers hope for continued presence of piping plover on Lake Ontario after historic return

Our own Jillian Liner, Director of Bird Conservation, speaks about the Plover's return.

Endangered shorebird nests in NY; 1st time in over 30 years
News

Endangered shorebird nests in NY; 1st time in over 30 years

Associated Press coverage of Piping Plover Great Lakes recovery

Endangered Shorebird Nests in NY; 1st Time in Over 30 Years
News

Endangered Shorebird Nests in NY; 1st Time in Over 30 Years

Piping Plovers are back, nesting at Lake Ontario.

Audubon New York Statement on Governor Cuomo’s Commitment to Water Infrastructure
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Audubon New York Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Commitment to Water Infrastructure

Additional $100M for the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act Significant