American Bittern Photo: Jennifer Warner/Audubon Photography Awards

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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

Bemidji celebrates Bird City Minnesota designation
News

Bemidji celebrates Bird City Minnesota designation

— Bemidji is the state’s newest Bird City
Statement Regarding Bird Monitoring at U.S. Bank Stadium
Bird-Friendly Communities

Statement Regarding Bird Monitoring at U.S. Bank Stadium

— More information will be available when the study is finalized in 2019
Clean Water Mural to be Unveiled in South Minneapolis on Nov. 19
News

Mural Unveiling in Minneapolis on Nov. 19

— Mural Unveiling in Minneapolis on Nov. 19
Creating a Positive Climate
Climate

Creating a Positive Climate

Optimistic conversations about climate are essential

St. Croix Prep Academy kids, staff and community partners set to restore prairie in Stillwater
News

Kids, staff and community partners set to restore prairie in Stillwater

— A new project puts bird-friendly plants in kids' hands
St. Paul is Minnesota’s Newest Bird City
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St. Paul is Minnesota’s Newest Bird City

— St. Paul is being recognized for increasing local awareness of issues that impact birds.
Saving Floodplain Forests
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Saving Floodplain Forests

Cavity-nesting birds rely on floodplain forests along rivers to thrive

New Conservation Program in Northwest Minnesota
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New Conservation Program in Northwest Minnesota

— Partnership encourages private landowners to conserve and restore land in the Tallgrass Aspen Parklands area
Hastings to be announced as Minnesota’s first Bird City
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Hastings to be announced as Minnesota’s first Bird City

— Hastings will be recognized as the state’s first Bird City on Saturday, April 23

How you can help, right now