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Audubon Society Keeps Name Despite Slavery Ties, Dividing Birders
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…
Opinion: A local Audubon Society has already changed its name
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.
D.C. Audubon Society ‘Will No Longer Carry The Name Of An Enslaver’
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…
Conservation groups drop Audubon name in ‘commitment to anti-racism’
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…
Audubon Naturalist Society Officially Changes Its Name to Nature Forward
Nature Forward is the new name of The Audubon Naturalist Society.