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SLF: Squish don't Stick

Don't use sticky tape to capture the invasive Spotted Lanternfly. Birds and beneficial bugs could also be stuck in the tape, leading to serious injury or death. Keep squishing the lanternflies when you see them.

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ASWP Tips for "Baby Bird" Season

Over the next few months, baby birds may be found outside of their nests. Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania recommends these tips to help the birds stay with their parents. Photo: Kathy's Kritters.

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Attract Hummingbirds to your yard!

Hummingbirds are fascinating to watch and are quite bold around people. The best way to get them to your yard is by putting out a hummingbird feeder. Photo: Steven Biegler/Audubon Photography Awards

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Wings Water & Wildlife

September 23 from 10 am - 2 pm - Celebrate birds, animals, and local waterways at our Family-friendly Festival/day of activities showcasing the Buffalo Creek watershed and Important Bird Area.

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ASWP featured on Kidsburgh!

Looking for some great ideas to get outdoors this winter? Check out the list from Kidsburgh, featuring Audubon's Birds & More free walks and our Fledglings preschool programs. 

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ASWP featured on KDKA's "Hey Ray!"

ASWP was recently invited onto KDKA's "Hey Ray!" to talk about birdfeeding. See more here.

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ASWP thanks NexTier Bank for its support

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania sincerely thanks NexTier Bank for its support - this donation was acknowledged at the grand opening of Buffalo Creek Nature Park in June 2021.

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Audubon Announces Nearly $191K in Grants to Support Monarch Butterflies, Important Pollinators

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania was recently awarded two National Fish and Wildlife Grants from the Monarch Butterfly and Pollinators Conservation Fund that will help to support habitats utilized by important pollinators including Monarch Butterflies.

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Read about our work in the Buffalo Creek Watershed

"Audubon has been tracking and encouraging stewardship of the watershed. The nonprofit is looking for public comment for the Buffalo Creek Watershed Plan, 10 Year Update." - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 3, 2019.

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Updates to organizational information

A draft of new bylaws was presented at our October 2018 board meeting and will be finalized at the December 2018 board meeting. To learn more about the proposed changes, Click here.

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Read the Newest Bulletin!

Read the newest Bulletin online!

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Pittsburgh's Eagle Cams are Live!

[December 26, 2017] - Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania announces that the Harmar and Hays Bald Eagle web cameras are now streaming at The cams were installed in partnership with CSE Corporation, Comcast Business, Arborel Tree Services, a Davey Company, and JASE Construction Services. We look forward to an exciting 2018 Bald Eagle breeding season!

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ASWP Announces $1.17 Million NRCS Award

Audubon will collaborate with five partners to protect and improve water quality in Buffalo Creek, a high-quality watershed and Important Bird Area.

Watch the Hays Bald Eagles!

The Hays Bald Eagles are getting ready for another breeding season. And you can watch it live on our webcam! Special thanks to the 2020 cam sponsors: CSE; Arborel Tree Service, a Davey Company; and JASE Construction Services. 

T.W. Phillips Barn is Open!

On June 1, we opened the T.W. Phillips Barn, Western Pennsylvania's newest environmental education center, to the public!  The barn, located at Succop Nature Park, was made possible through those who generously supported our Centennial Campaign. Thank you to all of our donors, members, friends, and volunteers!

It's a victory for the birds - thanks to Pitt!

[Image credit: Kate St. John] Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania (ASWP) was recently alerted to a potential problem for migrating birds. The University of Pittsburgh’s blue victory lights, which shine vertically from the Cathedral of Learning after a Panthers’ football or national championship win, could trap migrating birds, disrupting migration and leading to bird deaths.