Welcome!

 

Jayhawk Audubon is the chapter of the National Audubon Society serving Lawrence, Douglas County, and surrounding communities in eastern Kansas.

 

Our mission is to provide opportunities for greater understanding and appreciation of birds and other wildlife, to encourage sustainable practices, and to advocate for actions and policies which result in protection and preservation of intact ecosystems.

 

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Join us! All of our resources are available to the public free of charge and our meetings and field trips are always open to the public. If you would like to become a member, the cost is just $10 per year to be a local member or $20 per year to be a local and national member, which includes a subscription to the beautiful Audubon magazine. Click here for membership information.

Our Backyard Birds

What's that bird at your feeder? Check our new Backyard Birds of Winter page to learn the most likely visitors in our membership area. And follow along (or join yourself) for more bird watching and identification tips with Project FeederWatch.

Latest News

Upcoming Events

Jan. 25, 7 p.m. Birds of the Midwest: Photos by Len Scotto. Join our monthly meeting on Zoom for stunning photos of birds from our corner of the world. JAS board member Len Scotto recently retired from a 30-year career teaching biology, which has given him time for outdoor photography. Click here for the Zoom link to join the meeting.

Feb. 22, 7 p.m. Nature Highlights of Scotland and Ireland by Bob Gress. Join us on Zoom for wildlife photographer Bob Gress. This program highlights Scotland and Ireland’s traditional culture, landscapes, rural life and wildlife encountered on a month-long adventure during spring of 2019.    

JAS Field Trips - Feb. 20, March 6, March 20, March 24. Click here to read the details.

Earth Care Forum Series, 9-10 a.m. Sundays Jan. 3 - Feb. 7 on Zoom.

Jan. 30: Climate Change and Need for Refrigeration by Mark B. Shiflett, Ph.D., P.E., Foundation Distinguished Professor, The University of
Kansas, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

Feb. 7: The 2020s: The Do-or-Die Decade for Climate by Stan Cox, research fellow in Ecosphere Studies at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas.

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Black-capped Chickadee

Chickadees in their natural habitat feed primarily on insects gleaned from tree bark. Photo by Jim Bresnahan.

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