Green Heron / Kathryn E. Keith / Audubon Photography Awards
Birds Connect Seattle puts our mission into action through both urban and regional initiatives, designed to inspire appreciation, understanding, and protection of birds within and beyond our local community.
Birds Connect Seattle’s urban conservation programs span the areas of education, science, and conservation, focused on the greater Seattle area.
The reach of many Birds Connect Seattle programs, especially those for science and conservation, extends beyond the boundaries of the greater Seattle area. Read more about our regional initiatives.
Equity & Justice
Birds Connect Seattle is committed to understanding and eradicating structural racial inequity at every level of our work, and creating spaces and programs that are accessible and welcoming to all.
The Birds Connect Seattle Board of Directors approved a new 2020-2023 strategic plan on June 11, 2020, released to the general public in July 2020. This plan, Cities at the Center, focuses the organization on five goals within three core themes: urban conservation, equity, and resilience.
Sep 21, 2023
This summer, Nature Camp offered four week-long sessions devoted to visual art expression for our campers. With guidance from one of our members and our Camp Naturalists, the campers experienced a week filled with creativity in various art media.
Aug 16, 2023
Volunteers are needed for the fall 2023 season of the Seattle Bird Collision Monitoring Project. Joining has never been easier; you can even participate from home! With your help, we can understand and prevent bird-window collisions, one of the worst causes of human-related bird death in Seattle.
Aug 8, 2023
No longer a barrier, our new name represents an open door for new communities to join us in our mission to advocate and organize for cities where people and birds thrive.