Who We Are


The Saint Paul Audubon Society was founded with 12 members on October 18, 1945 as the St. Paul Bird Club. By the end of the first year, the St. Paul Bird Club had 98 members.

Read more about the history of the Saint Paul Audubon Society from 1945 to 1979.

Our Mission

Saint Paul Audubon’s mission is to engage our community in enjoying, understanding, and protecting birds and the habitats they need to thrive.

Join Us

Saint Paul Audubon’s 2,300 friends, supporters, and partners are passionate about making the world a better place for birds and the habitat they need.  We do not require a membership fee to participate in our programs, field trips, and events. 

You can join Saint Paul Audubon and support our mission in the following ways:
  • If you join our email list, you are considered a “Friend” of Saint Paul Audubon. Subscribe 
  • Please consider becoming a “Member” of Saint Paul Audubon. Your tax-deductible donation will help pay for our programs, field trips, and grants.  Membership
  • Our success depends on the many volunteers running our projects, committees, programs, field trips, and more.  Please consider volunteering your valuable time.  Volunteer
  • “Endowment Fund” – You can enhance your financial plans by maximizing the tax benefits to you and your family while helping to ensure that Saint Paul Audubon Society’s work will continue long into the future. Please get in touch with the Development Office at The Saint Paul Foundation at 651-224-6167 for more information.