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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!

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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 www.aswp.org. 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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Christmas Bird Count Summary

The results are in from the 2017 Christmas Bird count, and there were a few surprises. Click to read the full story.

Beechwood's ADA trail is now open!

The ADA trail at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve is open! There are also accessible parking spaces near our pond now, just drive down the hill between the parking lot and the native plant center to get to the spaces. See you on the trails.

Beechwood Open During Construction

Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve remains open while $1 million in upgrades are being done at the Fox Chapel site. Work includes redoing the entryway, expanding the parking lot and adding two handicapped-accessible trails and restrooms. Read more from the article in the Tribune-Review.

Audubon confirms Hays eaglet has fledged

Audubon Confirms Fledge of Eaglet in Hays Nest - [Pittsburgh, PA, June 15, 2017] – Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania confirms that the eaglet in the Hays Bald Eagle nest has fledged. The eaglet was seen flying on its own by citizen scientists, and this marks a successful breeding season for the Hays Bald Eagle family, which overcame adversity after its original nest collapsed during a February storm.