The mission of the Council of Ohio Audubon Chapters (COAC) is to aid chapter development in strength, growth, and leadership through dialogue and networking between the Chapters, affiliates, individuals, and the National Audubon Society; and to provide an independent, collective voice of Ohio chapters and affiliates in all Audubon affairs.


December 14, 2020
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NAS Regional Director Change

Chapters are represented on the National Audubon Board of Directors by individuals known as “regional directors.” Ohio is part of Audubon’s Mississippi Flyway – North region, […]
November 7, 2020

Nation Audubon Society Statement to Election Winners

Read the post-election statement from the National Audubon Society in which we call on all elected officials to move forward on conservation issues.
October 13, 2020
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In Memoriam: Alan Dolan

We have two tributes in honor of our friend and colleague, Alan Dolan, who passed away on October 12, 2020. Beloved Canton Audubon Society member and […]
October 8, 2020
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COAC 2020 Fall Gathering Report

The Council of Ohio Audubon Chapters 2020 Fall Gathering, held on Saturday, October 3, was attended by 39 chapters leaders from across Ohio and by all […]
October 8, 2020

Great Lakes Wetlands That Birds Love (and Need)

Here in Ohio, we know all about Great Lakes wetlands: in northwest Ohio, the wetlands along Lake Erie are a bird (and birders) paradise. But other […]
October 7, 2020

COAC Fall Gathering: Recording

The Zoom recording of the COAC 2020 Fall Gathering is now available.

Chapter News

November 21, 2020

Western Cuyahoga AS: Late 2020 – Early 2021

The pandemic has challenged all of us, but it has not stopped our Western Cuyahoga chapter! Check out their quarterly newsletter for updates on all of the latest and upcoming programs and activities.
November 14, 2020
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Black River Audubon’s Second Burke Plants for Birds Project

Black River Audubon Society’s (BRAS) second Burke Plants for Birds grant was part of a major project carried out by Western Reserve Land Conservancy (WRLC) in the city of Oberlin. Read on for the whole story.
November 6, 2020

Climate Change Webinar: Dr Richard Alley

The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Institute at The Ohio State University recently hosted a webinar by Dr Richard Alley entitled "Falling Dominoes? Ice, Climate, Sea Level, and Our Future." The Byrd Institute has kindly made a recording of this webinar available to the public.