American Bittern Photo: Jennifer Warner/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Minnesota: Conserving and Restoring Natural Ecosystems

Audubon believes that what is good for birds is good for people, too, including healthy habitats, clean water, and clean air. We deliver conservation results by focusing on programs supported by science, education, and advocacy.

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Learn More About Bird Conservation in Minnesota

River Conservation
Water for Birds and People

River Conservation

Ensuring people and birds have access to clean water

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Urban Conservation
Bird-Friendly Communities

Urban Conservation

People in urban areas play a critical role in fostering healthy bird populations

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Prairie & Wetland Conservation
Climate

Prairie & Wetland Conservation

You can help us ensure Minnesota is a stronghold for birds

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Conservation
Conservation

Bird Conservation

Protecting birds and their habitats

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Our State's Birds

Recent News

Results from Bird-collision Study in Downtown Minneapolis Published
News

Results from Bird-collision Study in Downtown Minneapolis Published

— The two-year study documents bird collisions at U.S. Bank Stadium and other buildings in Minneapolis
New Audubon Science: Two-Thirds of North American Birds at Risk of Extinction Due to Climate Change
News

New Audubon report details effects of climate change

— Learn how climate change will impact your birds and your community and what you can do to help.
Austin celebrates Bird City Minnesota designation
Upper Mississippi River Program

Austin celebrates Bird City Minnesota designation

— Austin recognized as a Bird City during the Intl. Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, Oct. 5
City of Austin to celebrate becoming a Bird City
Bird-Friendly Communities

City of Austin: Now a Bird City!

— Join us for the Bird City designation during the International Migratory Bird Day
Birds in Focus brings together birds and photography
News

Birds in Focus brings birds and photography

— Audubon, Canon and Best Buy are hosting free bird photography event at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Wetland managers need to “scale up” restoration planning according to new paper
Conservation

New paper concludes that wetland management needs to “scale up”

— Recent marsh bird surveys throughout Minnesota reveal the importance of landscape-level conservation efforts
Audubon Minnesota announces Rob Schultz as new Executive Director
News

Rob Schultz announced as new Executive Director

— Schultz will begin his new role overseeing work in Minnesota and the Upper Mississippi Flyway
Mama merganser and the climate conundrum
Climate

Mama merganser and the climate conundrum

A changing climate is pushing birds north, but can they find suitable habitat when they move?

Audubon welcomes Chad Dayton to Minnesota board
About Us

Chad Dayton joins Audubon Minnesota board

— Dayton will bring new energy to the Upper Mississippi Flyway
Audubon applauds fix for Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund appropriations
News

Audubon applauds Trust Fund fix

— The Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund plays a critical role in bird conservation throughout Minnesota

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