Volunteering

Volunteers at Greenbelt Forest Preserves. Photo: Daniel Suarez/Audubon Great Lakes

Audubon enacted plans to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure the safety of our staff and the communities we serve. Though the pandemic has limited our ability to look at birds and explore the outdoors, Audubon is reaching people where they are—in their homes and backyards and online. If you need to stay at home, but still want something to do, check out The Nest and explore our virtual webinars. For more information, please read our COVID-19 Updates. Being outside in nature can help lift your spirits during challenging times.

Audubon encourages everyone who can safely do so to use the outdoor trails at our nature centers. For more information, please check our Audubon Center Closures page

Bird Monitoring & Walks

Illinois Marsh Bird Survey Volunteers
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Illinois Marsh Bird Survey Volunteers

Resources for volunteers of the Illinois Calumet Marsh Bird Survey

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Indiana Marsh Bird Survey Volunteers
Priority Birds

Indiana Marsh Bird Survey Volunteers

Resources for volunteers of the Indiana Marsh Bird Survey

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Local Conservation & Restoration Efforts

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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Community Science

Be a Community Scientist

Take your love of the outdoors to the next level. Get involved with restoration and bird monitoring activities.

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Get Involved

Join local outdoor enthusiasts and conservationists in you area.

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Ways You Can Help