Jackson Audubon Society

 The Audubon Society of Jackson County, Michigan

Silent Auction to Benefit
Jackson Audubon and Haehnle Sanctuary

Four beautiful artworks have been generously donated “to benefit the birds” and will be sold in a silent auction on Saturday, November 12.

They are an acrylic painting of a vernal pond with Sandhill cranes by Toni Stevenson, a trio of leaf prints by R W Domm, a framed photograph of an oak in mist with black eyed susans, and a framed collage of four seasonal photographs by R W Domm.

Visit the Haehnle Sanctuary website for details on how to bid and how to see the pictures up for auction.

(Marsi Darwin)

Meetings/Programs and Tuesday Tours

Meetings & Programs will be restarting in September!  Watch the JAS events calendar and your email inbox for updates.

Tuesday tours and outdoor trips are scheduled.  Watch your email and the JAS home page (to your right) and the events page for details, especially as regards changing COVID-19 restrictions.

Who We Are

The Jackson Audubon Society (JAS) is a chapter of the Michigan Audubon Society. The mission of JAS is to instill in the people of Jackson County an interest, knowledge, and appreciation of birds and other wildlife.

We host monthly wildlife and conservation programs and introduce the public to birds during special walks at local and nearby birding areas. JAS has many knowledgeable and recognized birders who are always happy to help someone new. We get together in December for a Christmas Bird Count and we celebrate Earth Day every year at a public event with the Jackson Area Outdoor Coalition.

JAS promotes sound conservation methods by helping restore wildlife habitat and by helping prevent pollution through education. We sponsor a large number of Audubon classrooms in the area. We were instrumental in bringing back nesting Peregrine Falcons to downtown Jackson. We encourage Consumers Energy to turn its headquarters’ lights out during migration. Our volunteers strive to provide a healthy marsh to encourage Sandhill Crane nesting at the Haehnle Sanctuary where hundreds of people and thousands of cranes congregate during the fall migration.

We preserve outstanding wildlife areas by actively managing the Kate Palmer Sanctuary & the Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary and educating the public through tours and events. JAS partners with the Michigan Audubon Society and National Audubon Society and other organizations that are working to conserve our natural resources and protect the environment.

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