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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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ASWP Tips on "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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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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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.

ASWP Receives Burke Center Native Plant Grant

ASWP announces that it has received a National Audubon Society Coleman and Susan Burke Center for Native Plants award to support its native plant initiatives. ASWP's native plant nursery opens May 12, 2018.

Eagle Egg in Hays, Pittsburgh PA Nest

The Pittsburgh Hays Bald Eagles have the first egg of the season in their nest - laid on February 13, 2018.

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.