Audubon Louisiana

Photo: Erik Johnson, Audubon Louisiana

At Audubon, we believe that where birds thrive people prosper. Nowhere is this more evident than in Louisiana.

Louisiana’s coastal habitats, bottomland hardwoods, and rich agricultural lands make the state one of the richest in the nation in terms of natural resources. The magnificent Mississippi River Delta ecosystem in Louisiana supports 100 million migratory, nesting and wintering birds. Birds are the bellwethers of ecosystem health; if birds are healthy, our lands are healthy.

Integrating science, education and policy, Audubon Louisiana's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.

Seas and Shores

Seas and Shores

Sharing Our Seas & Shores takes a full life-cycle approach to the conservation of coastal birds by focusing on the protection of habitats that these birds require.

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Important Bird Areas

Saving Important Bird Areas

For migratory birds, Louisiana is the southernmost welcome center along the Mississippi Flyway.

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Priority Birds of Louisiana
Priority Birds

Priority Birds of Louisiana

Audubon scientists identify bird species that are the focus of intensive conservation efforts in Louisiana.

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Paul J. Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary

Paul J. Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary

The National Audubon Society has owned the 26,000-acre Paul J Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary in southwest Louisiana since 1924.

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Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition

Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition

The Mississippi River Delta ecosystem and coastal Louisiana support 100 million migratory, nesting and wintering birds.

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About Us
About Us

About Audubon Louisiana

Audubon’s presence in Louisiana dates back to the earliest days of the conservation movement.

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Coastal Stewardship in Louisiana

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Our State's Birds

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Help Count Birds for Science during Audubon’s 118th Annual Christmas Bird Count
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Help Count Birds for Science during Audubon’s 118th Annual Christmas Bird Count

— Join the longest-running community science survey!
Birds, Nature and Healing
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Birds, Nature and Healing

Recognizing the importance of nature in healing, Sister Dolce ministers to the sick from around the world.

Climate Adaptation: WCS Announces $2.5 Million in Awards to 12 Conservation Organizations Across the US
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Climate Adaptation: WCS Announces $2.5 Million in Awards to 12 Conservation Organizations Across the US

— Audubon Louisiana awarded grant through Wildlife Conservation Society's Climate Adaption Fund
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Audubon Louisiana Announces New Advisory Board Members

— Audubon Louisiana is pleased to announce the appointment of Van R. Mayhall, Jr. and Larry Avery to its advisory board.
Louisiana Is Restoring Its Barrier Islands to Defend Against Hurricanes and Rising Seas
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Louisiana Is Restoring Its Barrier Islands to Defend Against Hurricanes and Rising Seas

Funds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill are flowing into the state, financing unprecedented restoration work along its beleaguered coast—just in the nick of time.

We need your help this July 4th weekend!
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We need your help this July 4th weekend!

Help us protect beach-nesting birds during the busy Fourth of July beach weekend.

How you can help, right now