Conservation

Protecting birds and their habitats

Conservation is our core

For more than a century Audubon has protected birds and their habitat for the benefit of humanity as well as the earth’s biodiversity. Our legacy is built on science, education, advocacy, and on-the-ground conservation. We bring all of this together through our unparalleled network. This combination of expertise and on-the-ground engagement makes Audubon a truly unique and trusted force for conservation.

It begins with birds, but our mission connects people to a much wider range of issues, such as preventing air and water pollution, reducing pesticide use, promoting land conservation and reducing the impact of global climate change. Through creative public-private alliances, by engaging diverse audiences, and by understanding how to invest in a sustainable future, we are charting a new course for Arkansas while preserving our heritage.

The strength we derive as part of the National Audubon Society enables us to contribute to a broader conservation strategy—one that recognizes the need to conserve wildlife on a wide geographic scope.

Landscape Scale Conservation

Important Bird Areas
Important Bird Areas

Important Bird Areas

Learn more about Arkansas's Important Bird Areas

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Bird-Friendly Communities
Bird-Friendly Communities

Bird-Friendly Communities

Creating Bird-Friendly Communities is Audubon’s commitment to the sustainability of our urban, suburban, and rural places. We can each do our part.

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Arkansas Habitat Protection

Fourche Creek
Fourche Creek

Fourche Creek

For nearly a decade, Audubon Arkansas has spearheaded a growing effort to protect the Fourche Creek Watershed, arguably the most important urban watershed in the state of Arkansas.

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Bottomland Hardwoods
Conservation

Bottomland Hardwoods

Bottomland hardwood forests are globally rare, have high bird species richness, and provide critical breeding habitat for species of concern.

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Working Lands
Working Lands

Working Lands

By developing partnerships, training opportunities, management plans and demonstration sites we provide landowners with the tools to enhance their property in cost-effective ways while supporting struggling populations of priority bird species.

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