National Audubon Society

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National Audubon Society (NAS)

Address:700 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

Established: 1905. Description:Coordinates the efforts of scientists, activists, lobbyists, educators, and naturalists into a program of environmental effectiveness. Fights for the protection of wildlife and its habitat, forests, and endangered species. Sponsors Audubon Adventures, a program aimed at teaching children environmental awareness. Maintains an activist network for members who pledge to contact their congressperson on environmental issues. Members: 550,000. Dues: $20/year.
Publications: Audubon (bimonthly); free to members, $20/year for nonmembers.

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As an added bonus, at 2:45 p.m., those who wish may caravan with the main group to War Bluff Audubon Sanctuary near Golconda for Insect Awareness and Appreciation Day.
It's home to various woodland creatures and has recorded more species of butterfly than any other Mass Audubon sanctuary. It also touts itself as the largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England, with 430 acres cooperatively managed or owned by Mass Audubon.
Boca Royale Golf & Country Club is an award-winning semi-private golf, tennis and social club set among towering oaks, cypress and palms in a 1,000-acre gated community Venice Golf and Country Club is a private, member-owned equity community with an I 8-hole championship golf course so attuned to nature that it's been certified as an Audubon sanctuary.The 460-acre gated community has 587 single-family homes with mature landscaping on 26 lakes and 13 preserves.
These Energy Star certified homes will feature a multitude of included features designed to live comfortably, as well as extensive views to take in the natural surroundings of this 805-acre Signature Gold Certified Audubon Sanctuary.
"Birders of more than 40 years had never seen anything like it," says John Porter, executive director of the Friends of Dauphin Island Audubon Sanctuary. "Birds covered the ground." Once fed and rested, the birds fly on and don't return until autumn, when they are heading south.
Of seven principal gulf beach sites surveyed, the dunes at the Audubon Sanctuary contained the greatest overall number of A.
"Where people contribute their own money, they seem to take better care of things," says Norman Brunswig, sanctuary manager at Francis Beidler Forest in South Carolina and assistant director of the Audubon sanctuary system.
The group has brought individual books to venues such as the Massachusetts Audubon Sanctuary and to Worcester schools, but never seven at a time for a day of festival.
The group has brought individual books to area venues such as the Massachusetts Audubon Sanctuary and to Worcester schools, but never seven at a time for a day of festival.
Audubon sanctuary, 414 Massasoit Road, Worcester, is from 2 to 4 p.m., with music provided by the South High Community School Marching Band and refreshments provided by Worcester Technical High School culinary arts students.
Since his retirement he volunteered his time at the Worcester Audubon Sanctuary.