American Avocets by David Cree

American Avocets

photo by David Cree

Protecting birds and the habitats that sustain them through education, conservation and advocacy

What's new at Atlanta Audubon...  

 


March Member Meeting - "Honey Bees:  Why Should We Care?" with Cindy Hodges

Sunday, March 22, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

 

We have a sweet treat in store for you in March!  Cindy Hodges, Master beekeeper and President of the Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association, will be talking to us about the importance of honey bees, their problems, and what we can do to help.  

 

Cindy, a native of Atlanta, has been a beekeeper for 10 years and was awarded Georgia Beekeeper of the year in 2012.  She has also won the State honey award twice and will have some of her awesome honey for sale at the meeting.  

 

Join us for our free member meetings every 4th Sunday of the month at Manuel's Tavern, centrally located at 602 North Highland Ave, Atlanta, 30307. Parking is readily available to the south of the building. Food and drink are available for purchase. 

 


90 Nest Boxes for Nuthatches Kicks Off in 2015 

Make a Little Room for the Brown-headed Nuthatch

 

The Brown-headed Nuthatch has been steadily declining in Georgia and recognized as a climate endangered species by the National Audubon Society. This cute and charismatic passerine is a southeastern specialty. The Georgia Audubon Council will make a little room for the Brown-headed Nuthatch by installing nest boxes to help offset the loss of nesting habitat in 2015. Click here to read more about this collaborative project and how you can help.

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Scholarship applications for Audubon's summer camp on Hog Island, Maine now online

 

For over a decade, Atlanta Audubon Society has awarded two annual scholarships to attend a renowned summer ornithology camp, one to an educator and one to a teen birder. This tradition will continue in 2015 with the opportunity for recipients to attend Audubon's spectacular camp on Hog Island, Maine. The scholarships cover camp fees and up to $500 in travel expenses. For more information and a link to the application, visit out scholarships page. The deadline to apply is March 20, 2015.

 


 

 

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