Welcome to Birds & Conservation

Richmond Audubon Society (RAS) was established in 1973, and is a chapter of the National Audubon Society (NAS). RAS is dedicated to the observation and conservation of birds and other wildlife. Our members participate in local conservation efforts, habitat restoration, and monitoring of applicable legislation. We have over 1,400 members throughout Central Virginia, made up of a diverse group of people from various backgrounds, interests and birding experience levels.