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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.

Latest News

Feb 14-17, The Great Backyard Bird Count. Go birding any time this weekend and keep track of what you see, then submit your list to National Audubon. For more details and to register visit National Audubon's GBBC page.

Feb. 24, 7 p.m., Baker Wetlands Discovery Center. Dr. John Paden, associate scientist at the Center for Remote Sense of Ice Sheets at KU, will discuss the recent discovery of an impact crater beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet. Maps generated from radar data collected by KU over the past several decades lead to the discovery.

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Little Blue Heron

A nestling recently hatched in a Lawrence back yard, July 2017. Photo by Jim Bresnahan.