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Founded in 1916, Seattle Audubon is an independently incorporated nonprofit, 501(c)3, organization.


Our Mission

Seattle Audubon advocates and organizes for cities where people and birds thrive.


Our Vision

Seattle Audubon envisions cities that integrate and value nature, minimize threats to birds, and protect habitat.


Our Values

We are a community of passionate, talented, and unique individuals, and our service is Seattle Audubon’s most valuable resource. As a staff-run and volunteer-powered organization, we value:

Inspiration. Birds inspire and inform conservation in a unique and powerful way.

Interconnectedness. The health of birds and their habitats is tied to human health.

Equity and Inclusion. Equity and inclusion are necessary to achieve our mission.

Diversity. Diverse perspectives strengthen our understanding of birds, our community, and the environment.

Humility. There are infinite ways to experience and enjoy birds and nature respectfully.

Collaboration. We are most successful when we collaborate within and outside the organization.

Science. Our policies and programs must be informed by science.


Our EDI Statement & Commitments

Click here to learn more about how Seattle Audubon is putting our values into action.


Our Work 

Click here to learn more about Seattle Audubon’s education, science, and conservation programs and our current strategic plan.