Madison Audubon Society
1400 E. Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703
Works to further public understanding of wildlife resources of both the Madison area and the nation.
The Madison Audubon Society grew out of the Madison Bird Club, formed in 1936 by a small group of bird lovers. Service area includes Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Iowa, Jefferson, Richland and Sauk Counties, Wisconsin. Membership includes field trips, the monthly newsletter and national magazine. Monthly meetings on 3rd Tuesday of every month (except July, August, & December)--call to verify and for location. Open to the public.
Birding Hotline/Listserv: http://www.birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/WISC.html -- American Birding Association.
Madison Audubon sponsors free field trips and public education programs as well as major events such as the annual Art Fair. The Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers who manage the organization. Other activities include Speakers Bureau, Annual Art Fair, Scholarships, legislative reports and action. Support various sanctuaries, most notably Goose Pond Sanctuary (a 527 acre sanctuary located on the Empire Prairie 15 miles north of Madison). The membership fee for a student is $25. They are always looking for volunteers.
The Audubon Society is dedicated to habitat protection, conservation education, and environmental advocacy.