Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Photo: Kristine Olson/Audubon Photography Awards

Our Mission

Audubon Nebraska’s mission is the same as that of the National Audubon Society: to protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow.​

In Memory of Paul Johnsgard

Paul Johnsgard was an internationally-known ornithologist, writer, educator, photographer and so much more. He was an active volunteer for Audubon at the state, center, national and chapter levels, helping us towards our conservation goals for birds and the places they need. We are honored to have had his expertise and to call him a friend. He'll be greatly missed and fondly remembered. 

Read more about Paul's life at https://roperandsons.com/paul-johnsgard/

In lieu of flowers, you can send memorials to Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center or the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary.

Recent News

Bipartisan Legislation to Fund Wildlife Recovery Introduced in the U.S. Senate
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Bipartisan Legislation to Fund Wildlife Recovery Introduced in the U.S. Senate

The funding provided will benefit birds, other wildlife, and communities across the United States.

“It’s a Win-Win”; The Growing Climate Solutions Act, a Bill for Farmers
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“It’s a Win-Win”; The Growing Climate Solutions Act, a Bill for Farmers

The Growing Climate Solutions Act (GCSA) was reintroduced to the Senate yesterday in a bipartisan effort to establish nationwide protocols to help farmers and ranchers adopt sustainable management practices while reducing greenhouse gas pollution.

A Year of the Pandemic: How Have Birds and Other Wildlife Responded?
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A Year of the Pandemic: How Have Birds and Other Wildlife Responded?

The slowdown in human activity—a period scientists are calling the “anthropause”—was a mixed bag for animals.

Biden Administration Says it Will Revoke Trump Rule that Let Companies Kill Birds
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Biden Administration Says it Will Revoke Trump Rule that Let Companies Kill Birds

The rule gutting bird protections takes effect today—but not for long.

'Wingspan' Fans Find Escape, Connection, and Their Inner Birders During Pandemic
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'Wingspan' Fans Find Escape, Connection, and Their Inner Birders During Pandemic

As the hugely popular franchise continued to grow, the game became a source of solace and inspiration for many players in the past year.

Reimagining the Blue Jay
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Reimagining the Blue Jay

Through artistic abstraction, Gizem Vural casts the oft-maligned Blue Jay in a sunny light.

More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science
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More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science

A pair of new studies show how birds improve our wellbeing, adding to a growing body of evidence that avians are an antidote to our despair.

Audubon Submits Legal Objection to Diversion of Platte River Water
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Audubon Submits Legal Objection to Diversion of Platte River Water

Last week, Audubon Nebraska submitted a legal objection to a proposal that would transfer water from the Platte River to the Republican River.

Christmas Bird Count in Nebraska Continues Safely
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Christmas Bird Count in Nebraska Continues Safely

— In its 121st season, Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count focuses on solo counting & feeder watching
Suzanne Dixon Named Vice President of the Mississippi Flyway at Audubon
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Suzanne Dixon Named Vice President of the Mississippi Flyway at Audubon

Dixon joins the bird conservation organization from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

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