Get outside. 

​​It's amazing what you can see when you take the time to look. From birds to meadow flowers to moonlight hikes, Audubon helps you to see another side of nature.

Learn more about our birds and nature programs

Come Join Us

Want to learn more about birds? Hope to incorporate native plants into your garden? Interested in Citizen Science? Or just want to take a guided hike through our reserves? Audubon offers programs that connect people of all ages to birds and nature.

Hike our Trails

Audubon has three reserves that are open to the public—Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve in Fox Chapel, Succop Nature Park in Butler, and Todd Nature Reserve in Sarver. Each location has its own unique characteristics but all contain miles of walking paths and the exceptional opportunity to reconnect with nature. Learn more about our reserves and plan your visit.

Making a Difference

We’re a regional leader in conservation and birding projects that protect our natural world. From constructing and installing Chimney Swift towers to creating a conservation plan for the Buffalo Creek Watershed, Audubon works closely with local government and groups to bring environmental awareness to the forefront.

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Participate in the Christmas Bird Count!

Scientists rely on the remarkable trend data of Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count (CBC) data to measure changes in the environment and in bird populations throughout the continent.  This information paints a clear picture of bird distribution and abundance which aids in the understanding of what of what can be done to conserve bird species.  While scientists rely on the data, the success of the CBC relies on people like you!Participation is free and experience is not necessary – new birdwatchers can be teamed up with experienced birdwatchers.  Counting birds at bird feeders is also an important part of this count, so you don’t even have to leave your home!Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania hosts the Pittsburgh CBC.  This year, the count is scheduled for Saturday, December 31st for the area surrounding Pittsburgh.  The CBC Dinner is scheduled for January 1, 6:00PM at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve.  The results of the Pittsburgh count will be tallied during this event.