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2016 Annual Fund: The Stories of our Donors

Our Donors Share Their Stories

Many stories emerged this year as volunteers organized Birmingham Audubon’s archives, uncovering letters, photographs, and newsletters illustrating more than seventy years of work on behalf of  birds, conservation, and the natural world. Some photos may have yellowed with age, but the beautiful Alabama landscapes and smiling faces they capture haven’t diminished one bit.  All of them […]



The 2015-16 fiscal year was a busy one for Birmingham Audubon. From developing new programs to hiring new staff, we continued to build on our seventy-year legacy of conservation and outreach, and to ensure a solid foundation for the future. For more details on that work, we invite you to browse our annual report, available […]

Share the Beach with Our AL Shorebirds!

John Borom, Least Tern14

Memorial Day means heading to beautiful Alabama beaches for many of us and friends in neighboring states. Whether at Dauphin Island, Gulf Shores, or Orange Beach here are a few items to add to your list to make certain the beach is a fun place for you and a safe place for our nesting shorebirds: Watch for signs and […]

Alabama Coastal Bird Stewardship Program receives funding through National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund

BSummerour Oyster Catcher, Crop

  March 10, 2016 – The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved $1.46 million through the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund for the Alabama Coastal Bird Stewardship Program.  The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, in partnership with Birmingham Audubon and Mobile Bay Audubon Society, will establish a stewardship, monitoring, and outreach program […]

2015 Annual Fund: Walter Coxe Research Grants

Walter Coxe, right, pictured with Dr. Dan Holliman of Birmingham Southern College.

Walter F. Coxe was an engaging Birmingham Audubon Society leader who helped a small group of birders and naturalists grow into Alabama’s leading membership nonprofit driven by a conservation mission. Members fondly recall his infectious enthusiasm for the natural world and excursions – rain or shine – in search of birds, other wildlife, and the […]