Audubon Louisiana

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Photo: Kathrin Swoboda

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.

Conservation

Conservation

For more than a century Audubon has protected birds and their habitat for the benefit of humanity as well as the earth’s biodiversity.

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Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition
Conservation

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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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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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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Important Bird Areas

Saving Important Bird Areas

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

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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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Audubon Remembers Deepwater Horizon: Accountability Matters
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Audubon Remembers Deepwater Horizon: Accountability Matters

Audubon remains deeply committed to Gulf restoration and to protecting the laws that held BP accountable.

Letters: Don't take money away from coast
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Letters: Don't take money away from coast

The state must meet this crisis with the urgency it merits, and that means securing and protecting funding for the state’s coastal program.

Louisiana Coastal Restoration Project Vital to People and Birds Takes Major Step Forward
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Louisiana Coastal Restoration Project Vital to People and Birds Takes Major Step Forward

— State of Louisiana and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduce permitting timeline by two years.
Louisiana Coastal Restoration Project Vital to People and Birds Takes Major Step Forward
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Louisiana Coastal Restoration Project Vital to People and Birds Takes Major Step Forward

State of Louisiana and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduce permitting timeline by two years.

Join us for a coast to coast volunteer day!
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Join us for a coast to coast volunteer day!

Help Install Protective Fencing for Beach-nesting Birds

Letters: Help rebuild Louisiana coastline
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Letters: Help rebuild Louisiana coastline

In addition to sediment, 100 million birds make their way down the Mississippi River Delta each year to Louisiana. These species depend on our coast for nesting, feeding and stopover habitat, just as people depend on it for storm surge protection, jobs, recreation, and more.

Use Your Zip Code to Attract Brilliant Birds to Your Yard This Spring
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Use Your Zip Code to Attract Brilliant Birds to Your Yard This Spring

Audubon’s Plants for Birds database makes ecologically-friendly landscaping choices a snap.

It’s Year of the Bird: Join a Global Bird Census Happening Right in Your Backyard
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It’s Year of the Bird: Join a Global Bird Census Happening Right in Your Backyard

— The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place February 16 to 19 all around the world.
It’s Year of the Bird: Join a Global Bird Census Happening Right in Your Backyard
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It’s Year of the Bird: Join a Global Bird Census Happening Right in Your Backyard

The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place February 16 to 19 all around the world.

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