National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

The National Audubon Society is re-examining and confronting the racist and slave-owning past of its namesake. The non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to the conservation of birds and other wildlife, was founded in 1905 and named in honor of Franco-American ornithologist John James Audubon. Audubon is perhaps most famous for illustrating birds in their natural habitats and publishing his … Read more National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

The National Audubon Society is re-examining and confronting the racist and slave-owning past of its namesake. The non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to the conservation of birds and other wildlife, was founded in 1905 and named in honor of Franco-American ornithologist John James Audubon. Audubon is perhaps most famous for illustrating birds in their natural habitats and publishing his … Read more National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

2020 Audubon Photography Awards winners are revealed

Awe-inspiring images from the 2020 Audubon Photography Awards show rare birds flying through the air, diving into water, feasting on fish and flowers, and fluffing their chests in the hopes of attracting a mate 2020 Audubon Photography Award winners have been announced The annual competition is run by the National Audubon Society – a nonprofit organization … Read more 2020 Audubon Photography Awards winners are revealed