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  • Membership | Atlanta Audubon Society
    Mission and Programs Why Birds Matter Board and Staff Our History Past Conservation Projects Job Opportunities Contact Us Warbler Weekend photo by Theresa Hartz F L N Membership Members are the reason Atlanta Audubon Society AAS has been since 1972 so successful in its efforts to protect birds and the habitats that sustain them When you become an AAS member you support us with your entire membership donation and contribute locally to education conservation and advocacy efforts that protect Georgia s birds and their habitats Your support makes a wingspan of a difference Click here to Join or Renew Gift Memberships are available Click HERE to purchase Gift Members will receive a letter from Atlanta Audubon Society acknowleding your gift Benefits of Membership Ten issues of our newsletter Wingbars and 12 monthly Bird Buzz e newsletters Discounts and priority registration on workshops and trips Monthly Member Meetings and Speaker Series Option to certify your yard through the AAS Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary Certification additional fee for certification Lending Library privileges Membership Levels Individual 35 Family 50 Pine Warbler 100 Brown Thrasher 250 Peregrine Falcon 500 Bald Eagle 1 000 Junior age 12 and under please 12 Student 20 Membership Supports Bird Conservation Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary Certification Program Georgia Important Bird Areas Program Field trips Free field trips around metro Atlanta Free Checklist to Birds of Atlanta Education Free community and school outreach programs Learning About Birds curriculum and professional development A Voice for the Birds AAS participation in local and national advocacy campaigns Promotion of green space in metro Atlanta Note the AAS membership term is one year and expires on the last day of the month in the year following enrollment A membership purchased on September 12 2015 will expire on September 30 2016 Membership to Atlanta Audubon Society does

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantaaudubon.org/membership (2016-04-30)
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  • Donate to Atlanta Audubon Society | Atlanta Audubon Society
    Store 08 About Us Mission and Programs Why Birds Matter Board and Staff Our History Past Conservation Projects Job Opportunities Contact Us Warbler Weekend photo by Theresa Hartz F L N Donate to Atlanta Audubon Society Your donation Atlanta Audubon Society is crucial to sustaining programs that promote conservation and awareness of Georgia s birds In 2016 Atlanta Audubon will expand on existing programs and introduce new ones Preventing fatal collisions of birds with buildings and windows through Project Safe Flight Atlanta An estimated 350 million to 1 billion birds are killed annually by these collisions and we are studying the local impact of our region s structures to identify steps we can all take to solidify metro Atlanta s place as a bird friendly community Keeping common birds common For 2015 16 Atlanta Audubon is committed to bringing attention to the plight of the Brown headed Nuthatch a species threatened locally by loss of breeding habitat Over 300 nest boxes were installed throughout metro Atlanta in 2015 and more are going up every day Hosting a slate of educational speakers at our monthly member meeetings at Five Season s Brewing Jan May and Manuel s Tavern June Dec Offering

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantaaudubon.org/donate (2016-04-30)
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  • Volunteer with Atlanta Audubon | Atlanta Audubon Society
    walk yourself We also need volunteers to spread publicity about walks in newspapers on web sites and blogs at birding supply and nature stores anywhere where people interested in birds might see them We work at festivals and other events We are always in need of people who can help at festivals and events throughout north Georgia Volunteers set up displays and staff our table People who visit the table seek information about Audubon but they also may want tell you about the bluebirds in their yard and the ducks on their pond And they might seek your help in identifying a funny little brown bird that has been hanging around their bushes To see a listing of our needs at festivals and how you can help click here We party The culmination of the Audubon year is the annual holiday party in early December which takes different forms in different years If you like to plan parties we could use your talents We put out a newsletter Ten times a we publish a newsleter that goes to all AAS members and we re always looking for articles written by volunteers Perhaps you d like to tell us about all those fabulous birds you saw on your trip to Alaska or South America or would like to expound on some bird related issue There s also room for your talents if you like to take pictures or do artwork We educate Audubon s education coordinator conducts classes for children and can often use a hand with preparation and presentations Our future is with our young people We clean up Audubon sometimes cooperates with other organizations in helping to improve areas that need it including the Atlanta Beltline Constitution Lakes and other places that have bird habitat and help the public

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantaaudubon.org/volunteer (2016-04-30)
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  • Citizen Science | Atlanta Audubon Society
    to science and conservation The Great Backyard Bird Count The Great Backyard Bird Count is a joint project of the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology It is a winter time four day event that spans the globe and is integrated into eBird Contributors to this project can spend as little as 15 minutes or as much as four days observing birds Christmas Bird Count The Christmas Bird Count was founded by the National Audubon Society in 1900 and is the longest running citizen science survey in the world Christmas bird counts take place in a pre set area circle on one day between the dates of December 14th and January 5th 2015 16 Atlanta Area Christmas Bird Counts Roswell Mon Dec 14 2014 Contact Don Ware Marietta Sat Dec 19 Contact Angie Jenkins Atlanta Sat Jan 2 Contact Joy Carter Amicalola Sun Jan 3 Contact Georgann Schmals NestWatch NestWatch is a monitoring program focused on understanding reproductive biology in birds This Cornell Lab of Ornithology program teaches users how to find and safely document nesting attempts and compiles that information into a database available to novices and scientists alike Atlanta Audubon is now an official chapter of NestWatch providing workshops on this program as well as local expertise on nesting ecology Learn more about the birds that call your neighborhood home and how they raise their families by attending a 1 5 hour workshop on March 26 2016 The program will begin at 10 30 am and will be held at the Atlanta Audubon offices located at 4055 Roswell Rd Hummingbirds at Home Hummingbirds at Home is run by the National Audubon Society This program was developed to collect data on how hummingbirds interact with nectar sources so that we can begin to understand how hummingbirds

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantaaudubon.org/citizen-science (2016-04-30)
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  • Sponsor | Atlanta Audubon Society
    Releases 05 Bird Conservation Project Safe Flight Wildlife Sanctuary Certification Plants for Birds Nest boxes for Nuthatches Habitat Restoration Shade Grown Coffee Threatened Species IBA 06 Education For Adults For Educators For Youth Community Outreach Scholarships Lending Library 07 Store 08 About Us Mission and Programs Why Birds Matter Board and Staff Our History Past Conservation Projects Job Opportunities Contact Us Warbler Weekend photo by Theresa Hartz F L N

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantaaudubon.org/sponsor (2016-04-30)
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  • Support AAS | Atlanta Audubon Society
    Here are details on how to enroll and help support AAS conservation and education programs TO RE ENROLL Go to krogercommunityrewards com and sign into your already created Kroger com account Select re enroll option Select Atlanta Audubon Society and click enroll TO ENROLL FOR THE FIRST TIME Register online at krogercommunityrewards com Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up If you do not yet have a Kroger Plus card they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger Click on Sign In Register Most participants are new online customers so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the New Customer box Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code clicking on favorite store entering your email address and creating a password agreeing to the terms and conditions You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number Update or confirm your information Enter name of organization select organization from list and click on confirm To verify you are enrolled correctly you will see your organization s name on the right side of your information page Do you use your phone number at the register Call 800 576 4377 select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count Shop AmazonSmile to Earn Money for AAS Atlanta Audubon Society

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantaaudubon.org/Support-AAS (2016-04-30)
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  • Injured/Orphaned Birds | Atlanta Audubon Society
    Press Releases 05 Bird Conservation Project Safe Flight Wildlife Sanctuary Certification Plants for Birds Nest boxes for Nuthatches Habitat Restoration Shade Grown Coffee Threatened Species IBA 06 Education For Adults For Educators For Youth Community Outreach Scholarships Lending Library 07 Store 08 About Us Mission and Programs Why Birds Matter Board and Staff Our History Past Conservation Projects Job Opportunities Contact Us Warbler Weekend photo by Theresa Hartz F L N Injured Orphaned Birds Atlanta Audubon Society does not capture transport or rehabilitate injured or orphaned birds If you have found a bird that needs help call a licensed wildlife rehabilitator Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort A W A R E is a good place to start Their phone number is 678 418 1111 or you may reach out to them via their webste at http www awarewildlife org or email at HELP AwareWildlife org The Chattahoochee Nature Center is also licensed to rehabilitate injured birds or prey reptiles and amphibians They may be reached at 770 992 2055 or at their website at http chattnaturecenter org Not sure if your bird needs help Click here for a handy flow chart Transporting your bird to a rehabilitator Clck here for

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  • Legacy Club | Atlanta Audubon Society
    Theresa Hartz F L N Legacy Club Your gift to Atlanta Audubon Society ensures our long term ability to manage the resources necessary to preserve and protect Atlanta s birds and the ecosystems that support them Have you reviewed your Last Will and Testament lately Atlanta Audubon Society has enjoyed gratifying success because members recognize the value of having their efforts and their personal financial support serve at a local level Our auspicious beginning has shown us the importance of planning for the perpetuation of our organization and its mission It has led us to consider ways to ensure future growth and strength in order to enhance our influence on the environmental movement in general and to continue our efforts on behalf of the protection of birds and their habitat One way an individual member is able to help sustain our long term health is through membership in the Atlanta Audubon Society Legacy Club As life s conditions change periodic review of one s Will is recommended and we are suggesting that members as they review the provisions of their Wills consider remembering Atlanta Audubon by the inclusion of a bequest Such gifts will stand as enduring commitments to the

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