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Conservation Volunteers are at the Heart of What We Do

Audubon on-the-ground conservation and restoration programs are the cornerstone of our ability to protect birds throughout the Great Lakes Region in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

About the Great Backyard Bird Count
Citizen Science

About the Great Backyard Bird Count

Count for as little as 15 minutes in your own backyard to help expand our understanding of birds

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Citizen Science
Citizen Science

Be a Citizen Scientist

Take your love of the outdoors to the next level. Get involved with restoration and bird monitoring activities.

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Conservation Volunteer
Citizen Science

Conservation Volunteers

Get outdoors with the local conservation community.  Make a difference.

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Volunteer with Birds in My Neighborhood
How To Help

Birds in My Neighborhood

Volunteer with the Birds in My Neighborhood

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Wild Indigo Nature Explorations
Urban Conservation

Wild Indigo Nature Explorations

Free field trips and indoor programming at Cook County Forest Preserves.

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Restoration Internship Program
Conservation

Restoration Internship Program

Habitat restoration training for careers in conservation.

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Ways You Can Help