American Bittern Photo: Jennifer Warner/Audubon Photography Awards

Register today: Birds in Focus

Audubon + Canon: Birds in Focus
Saturday, August 17 
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge | Bloomington, MN

Join Audubon + Canon at the National Wildlife Refuge's Bloomington Education and Visitor Center for a unique event that brings birds and photography together in a whole new way. The event is free, but registration is required - learn more!

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.

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

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
US House Overwhelmingly Approves Permanent Reauthorization of Major Conservation Program
Upper Mississippi River Program

Major Conservation Program Permanently Reauthorized

— If you have ever enjoyed a public park or natural area, you likely have the Land and Water Conservation Fund to thank.
Audubon Minnesota in Action
Advocacy

Audubon Minnesota in Action

Priorities for the 2019 Legislative Session

Luis Ramirez
About Us

Luis Ramirez, Director of Conservation

Audubon Minnesota has hired a new Director of Conservation

Water Action Day to be held at Minnesota State Capitol on April 10, 2019
News

Water Action Day - April 10

— Advocate for clean water in Minnesota at the State Capitol

How you can help, right now