Community Science

Dick Riner at Bartel Grasslands Photo: Camilla Cerea / Audubon

Help us collect big data that makes a big impact!

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead
 

Love the outdoors? Love birding? Why not take your passion to the next level and help collect the data that improves conservation policy, management and practices. From Climate Watch to spring grassland and wetland bird surveys to fall migration monitoring and our annual Christmas Bird Count, we've got you covered! Send us an email or call 312-453-0230 to learn more.

Climate Watch: Watching for Nuthatches or Bluebirds
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Climate Watch

Help us understand how birds are reacting to a rapidly changing climate.

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Take Action for Birds
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Take Action for Birds

As a Great Lakes constituent, you have the ability to convey your concerns about issues affecting birds, wildlife, and their habitats. The only way we'll be successful in our conservation efforts is with your help!

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Conservation Volunteers
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Conservation Volunteers

Get outdoors with the local conservation community and make a difference for birds and the places they need.

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Bird-Friendly Communities
Bird-Friendly Communities

Creating Bird-Friendly Communities

Everyone can help make their community bird-friendly.

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Get Involved
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Get Involved

Join local outdoor enthusiasts and conservationists in you area.

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Birds
Birds

Birds & Birding

Learn birding basics or add to your knowledge about birds and their habitat.

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Ways You Can Help