Protecting Water for Birds and People

Ensuring people and birds have access to clean water

Photo: Rebecca Field

Healthy freshwater ecosystems are the lifeblood of our communities and are vital to the quality of life for birds and people. Audubon Minnesota works to protect and restore our state’s critical wetlands, river systems, and floodplain forests.

Upper Mississippi River Program
Upper Mississippi River Program

Upper Mississippi River Program

Improving bird habitat, water quality, and natural systems throughout the Mississippi River floodplain in southeast Minnesota

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Minnesota Marshbird Survey
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Minnesota Marshbird Survey

Marshbird surveys are needed to better inform management of wetland and marsh habitats.

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Tallgrass Aspen Parklands: Protecting and Restoring IBAs
Water For Birds And People

Tallgrass Aspen Parklands: Protecting and Restoring IBAs

Conserving Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in northwest Minnesota

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Aveda and Audubon: Clean Water Partners
Water For Birds And People

Aveda and Audubon: Clean Water Partners

Working to protect clean water in Minnesota and Iowa

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American White Pelican Conservation
Water For Birds And People

American White Pelican Conservation

White Pelicans part of new tracking and research study.

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News & Updates

Tallgrass Aspen Parklands: Protecting and Restoring IBAs
Water For Birds And People

Tallgrass Aspen Parklands: Protecting and Restoring IBAs

Conserving Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in northwest Minnesota

American White Pelican Conservation
Water For Birds And People

American White Pelican Conservation

White Pelicans part of new tracking and research study.

Aveda and Audubon: Clean Water Partners
Water For Birds And People

Aveda and Audubon: Clean Water Partners

Working to protect clean water in Minnesota and Iowa

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