Only in Your State Blog
All around Woodend Sanctuary, there are trails that will take you on a tour of the local wildlife. The larger loop is wheelchair accessible, and there are some others that…
When a communications director had trouble finding images and representations of people of color enjoying the great outdoors, she took matters into her own hands.
Across the United States, groups tied to the Audubon Society are moving forward with plans to rename the organization that works to protect birds.
The New York Times
The national bird conservation group said it would “reckon with the racist legacy of John James Audubon,” a naturalist and illustrator who was an enslaver, but voted to keep the…
The Washington Post
Although the National Audubon Society failed to change its name, Nature Forward, a.k.a. the Audubon Naturalist Society in Montgomery County, for which I volunteer, has already “moved forward.
More than a year ago, another local Audubon group became the first in the country to announce it would change its name. The former Audubon Naturalist Society, an independent conservation…
Elsewhere in the US, the Chicago, Seattle and Madison chapters have also committed to changing their names, as has the unaffiliated Audubon Naturalist Society. The latter is now goes by…
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