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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