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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.

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Join the Christmas Bird Count

The Lawrence Christmas Bird Count is Saturday, Dec. 14. Groups of birders will fan out around Lawrence to spot and count as many birds as possible. If you would like to join a group to go out and count birds, please email Galen Pittman in advance. Feeder watchers are also needed for Dec. 14 so if you can record visitors to your feeder that day, please contact Galen by phone or text at (785) 760-3572 for more information.

The Beautiful Perry Lake CBC is usually the Sunday after the Lawrence CBC. Bunnie Watkins is the Oskaloosa/Perry Lake compiler. For details contact her by email.

The Baldwin CBC is often that same Sunday, but sometimes the Monday after. For questions and sign up, get in touch with
Roger Boyd by email

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 Previous issues are available from our Newsletter Archive.

Bird seed sales

Support your local Audubon chapter by purchasing seeds, feeders and books at one of our three sales. All sales will be held at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont, in the Connolly Room. Sale dates are:
Saturday, 12/07/2019 10am ~ 1pm
Saturday, 02/01/2020 10am ~ 1pm

Pre-order with the printable order form below by Dec. 3. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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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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