Audubon Arkansas

Connecting People to Nature

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Who we are

The Most Influential Conservation Organization in Arkansas for Birds and Other Wildlife

Through science, education, and advocacy, we work across the state to preserve habitat and protect bird species that are of state, national and global concern; and we identify and support Important Bird Areas (IBAs), a hallmark of Audubon’s efforts worldwide.

A Leader in Setting a Course for Environmental Sustainability in Arkansas

It begins with birds, but our mission connects people to nature on a much wider scale. We work on preventing air and water pollution, promoting land conservation, and reducing the impact of global climate change. By building creative public-private alliances, engaging diverse audiences and understanding how to invest in a sustainable economy, we are shaping a brighter future for Akansas. 

The Arkansas State Office of the National Audubon Society

As part of the National Audubon Society we are able to contribute to a broader conservation strategy that recognizes the need to protect wildlife and habitats at a landscape scale, and to maximize the global impacts of local action. 

Flagship Programs

Connecting People to nature

Conservation
Conservation

Science

For more than a century, Audubon has relied on science to protect birds and their habitat for the benefit of humanity as well as the earth’s biodiversity.

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Education
Education

Education

A commitment to education is at the heart of the Audubon tradition. By inspiring more people in more places to value and protect the natural world, we are laying the foundation for future conservation.

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Advocacy
Advocacy

Advocacy

Using the strength of our network to influence policy that protects birds and their habitats.

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Our State's Birds

Recent News

Drain Smart is now accepting applications online at drain-smart.org.

Audubon Arkansas Receives 3M Ecological Grant
Education

Audubon Arkansas Receives 3M Ecological Grant

— Audubon in Arkansas received a $37,000 ecological grant from its neighbor 3M plant for improvements to Gillam Park in Little Rock’s historic Granite Mountain neighborhood.

From the Desk of the Executive Director

I love December. It’s the one time when I know that I’ll get to sit back and take stock of all the things we have accomplished this year. And once again, we’ve had a big year at Audubon. I cannot thank you enough for your support and encouragement in 2017. Thanks to you and the hard work of our staff, we have once again restored habitat, educated thousands of young people, and made progress on increasing renewable energy in Arkansas.

As we all settle in to enjoy our families and friends over the next few weeks, I hope you also have time to reflect on the role you played in helping secure better bird habitat. Did you introduce some bird-friendly plants to your yard? Or maybe help with a trash cleanup in your community? Maybe you took time to contact government officials regarding energy policy. Or maybe you attended a chapter meeting and shared your love for birds.

Whatever you did, I hope you know that any action you took on behalf of birds mattered. It all adds up, and working together is the only way we will ever see the progress we want.

It is my sincere hope that you have time to enjoy the holiday season and ring in a new year. Get some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Because we’re going to need your help – and that of your friends and neighbors – if we want to accomplish even more in 2018. 

Sincerely, 

Brett Kincaid

Executive Director/VP

Audubon Arkansas

2017 Audubon Education Snapshot
News

2017 Audubon Education Snapshot

It's been such a great year! Check out these photos from some of 2017's education programs held at the Little Rock Audubon Center, on school campuses, and at events. We're looking forward to 2018 and hope you'll join us for a program, event, or workshop!

Arkansans Stand Up for Solar
Advocacy

Arkansans Stand Up for Solar

Public Comments Leave Little Doubt on Public Support of Net-Metering

Make Audubon Arkansas Your Beneficiary
News

Make Audubon Arkansas Your Beneficiary

Making a not-for-profit a beneficiary is a WISE move!

Fighting Invasives Along Fourche

Floatable trash isn't the only junk found along Fourche Creek. Non-native, invasive plant species such as Chinese Privet, Chinese Tallow Tree, Red-tipped Photina, and Japanese Honeysuckle line the creek and dominate the forest understory in many places. To start restoring the health of Fourche Bottoms Audubon Arkansas is using mechanical and chemical control of invasive plants at two public access points. Between Benny Craig Park and Interstate Park we are clearing 4,000 linear feet of Fourche Creek streambank plus about 12 acres of adjacent parkland with help from the City of Little Rock and Central Arkansas Master Naturalists.

Invasive Species Control
A Master Naturalist tackles invasive plants along Fourche Creek. Photo: Susan Williamson

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