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.
Jul 28, 2022
The MOHAI Mercantile also has removed “Audubon” — from its shelves, in solidarity with this chapter’s removal of “Audubon” from its name.
Jul 25, 2022
A list of articles about the reckoning with the legacy of John James Audubon and his association as namesake for conservation organizations.
Jul 21, 2022
The Seattle chapter’s Board voted to begin the “thoughtful and inclusive” process of removing “Audubon” from the organization’s name.