Green Heron / Kathryn E. Keith / Audubon Photography Awards
Seattle Audubon puts our mission into action through both urban and regional initiatives, designed to inspire appreciation, understanding, and protection of birds within and beyond our local community.
Seattle Audubon’s urban conservation programs span the areas of education, science, and conservation, focused on the greater Seattle area.
The reach of many Seattle Audubon programs, especially those for science and conservation, extends beyond the boundaries of the greater Seattle area. Read more about our regional initiatives.
Equity & Justice
Seattle Audubon is committed to understanding and eradicating structural racial inequity at every level of our work, and creating spaces and programs that are accessible and welcoming to all.
The Seattle Audubon Board of Directors approved a new 2020-2023 strategic plan on June 11, 2020, released to the general public in July 2020. This plan, Cities at the Center, focuses the organization on five goals within three core themes: urban conservation, equity, and resilience.
Sep 15, 2021
NPI poll results show more than 80% of likely voters in support of maximizing tree retention during planning and development, and in support of focusing urban forestry investments in low-income and historically redlined neighborhoods.
Aug 19, 2021
The moment is ripe to not only topple eponymous names, but to include more indigenous knowledge in the global conversation about birds. In a time of shifting power dynamics, the act of naming is a form of power.
Aug 16, 2021
On July 8, 2021 the Seattle Audubon Society Board of Directors affirmed its support for “Birds Names for Birds” and joined the call to put an end to the practice of eponymous naming.