Jayhawk Audubon Society

Local Birding


The mission of the Jayhawk Audubon Society is to encourage enjoyment of, to promote understanding of, and to advocate conservation of the natural world. The Jayhawk Audubon Society serves Douglas County, Kansas and the surrounding communities.

Join us! All of our resources are available free of charge and our meetings and field trips are always open to the public. Feel free to contact us with questions, to share adventures or sightings, or to find out more about our activities. Hope to see you soon!


September Public Meeting

A Panel Discussion: The 50-year Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas

Jayhawk Audubon Society is bringing together a panel of representatives of conservation organizations to evaluate the current draft of the 50-year Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas at the September 22, public meeting, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Trinity Luther an Church Fellowship Hall, 1245 New Hampshire, Lawrence.

JAS will also host Earl Lewis, Assistant Director, Kansas Water Office, who will start things off with a brief overview of the draft vision document. Then attendees will hear from panel members:

  • Paul Johnson, The Kansas Rural Center;
  • Sharon Ashworth, The Kansas Natural Resource Council;
  • Rachel Myslivy, The Climate and Energy Project;
  • Gary Anderson, The Kansas Chapter of the Sierra Club,
  • Joyce Wolf, Audubon of Kansas.

There will be plenty of time for your questions after the brief presentations. To prepare for the evening’s discussions, you can visit the Kansas Water Office website and click on 50-year vision to download the entire draft document. Read more »


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Upcoming Field Trips

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