|Links to Important Organizations
Houston Audubon is a
non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the conservation
and appreciation of birds and wildlife habitat. The Society protects
over 3,000 acres of critically important habitat, including superb
bird sanctuaries on High Island and at Bolivar Flats.
Any birder with more than just a passing interest should be a member of
this organization. The ABA is an NGO that provides leadership to
birders by increasing their knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of
birding. ABA is the only organization in North America that
specifically caters to recreational birders, and also contributes to
bird and bird habitat conservation through a variety of programs.
conservation, research, and utilization of the native plants and plant
habitats of Texas.
TOS was founded in 1953
as a nonprofit organization. The purpose of the Society is to promote
the discovery and dissemination of knowledge of birds; to encourage
specifically the observation, study and conservation of birds in Texas;
to encourage the formation of local birding clubs; and to stimulate
cooperation among professional ornithologists.
American Bird Conservancy
(ABC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to conserve native
wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. ABC works to
safeguard the rarest bird species, restore habitats, and reduce
threats, unifying and strengthening the bird conservation movement.
This Ecuadorian NGO owns four bird sanctuaries protecting over 1000
acres of cloudforest, providing important habitat for 25 North American
migrants as well as several globally threatened resident species.