March Monthly Nature Program

Thursday, March 1st at 7pm at the Belle Isle Nature Center

Join us and founder of ReThink Ethanol, Jerry Jung, for a presentation and discussion on how Ethanol is bad for biodiversity, especially insect-eating birds!

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Upcoming Events

Free Film Screening of The Messenger

Tuesday, February 27th 

Owl Prowl

Saturday, March 10th

Elmwood Cemetery Bird Walk

Friday, March 30th

Frog Symphony

Friday, April 6th

Detroit Audubon in the News


Detroit Audubon’s Research Coordinator and Program Coordinator chat with WDET’s Ryan Patrick Hooper to discuss the recent irruption of Snowy Owls in the Metro Detroit Area on Culture Shift.

Take a listen here.

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The Snowy Owl irruption in Detroit is making the news! Our new Program Coordinator, Bailey Lininger, discusses why the birds are here with the Detroit Metro Times.




Detroit Audubon makes Public Statement on Belle Isle Strategic Plan. Read the full statement here

New Flyway!  Hot off the Press! Enjoy the 2017-18 Winter Flyway, Detroit Audubon’s Seasonal Newsletter here.

2018 Field Trip Schedule Detroit Audubon field trips offer fantastic year-round birding opportunities! We visit renowned regional hot spots during the migration season.Other trips focus on the many interesting resident species. All trips are free unless otherwise noted. Everyone is welcome, especially beginning birders, and you can always bring a friend.

Detroit Audubon makes Public Statement on Sandhill Crane Hunt. Click here to read the full statement. 

Detroit Audubon makes Public Statement on Fugitive Dust in Detroit. Click here to read the full statement.


Detroit Audubon has been protecting birds and the environment since 1939. Our 6,000 members stretch from St. Clair County to Ann Arbor to the Ohio State Line.

Detroit Audubon Young Birders Club

Introducing youth to birds and nature throughout the year with hands-on activities, field trips, and special presentations.

Project Safe Passage

Works to reduce the incidence of collisions of night-migrating birds with illuminated buildings in this area.

Emergency Care for Birds

Have you ever found a bird that was injured or a baby bird that was obviously out of the nest too early? What do you do?

The Stephen Stackpole Memorial Chimney Swift Live Cam

This live feed is underwritten by Detroit Audubon in partnership with the Swift Sanctuary in Farmington, MI

Thanks for viewing the Stephen Stackpole Chimney Swift LiveCam. The Chimney Swifts have left Farmington and have gone to warmer climes. Check our live feed again in April when the swifts return!

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