Welcome to Marin Audubon Society
The Marin Audubon Society was established in 1956 as part of the effort to prevent development of houses on Richardson Bay tidelands. MAS provides its members and the public many opportunities to experience the birdlife and nature of Marin County and beyond through Field Trips and Events, our monthly MAS newsletter The Clapper Rail, and the annual Christmas Bird Counts. For a listing of many of our activities and events please check our Calendar.
Help Us Protect A Vulnerable Piece Of The Corte Madera Marsh - Marin Audubon has just signed a contract to purchase a critical 5.2 acre former tidal marsh property along the Corte Madera bayfront --- a property we've been trying to protect for 25 years. We have eight months to raise the funds. Click here for more information.
Community Marin: A Vision For Marin County. Policy recommendations for land use planning by Marin Audubon Society, Marin Baylands Advocates, Marin Conservation League, Sierra Club-Marin Group, Salmon Protection and Watershed Network, San Geronimo Valley Planning Group. January 2013. [8.5 MB PDF]
Vegetation Management in Terrestrial Edges of Tidal Marshes, Western San Francisco Estuary, California. Integrated Vegetation Management Strategies and Practical Guidelines for Local Stewardship Programs. Prepared by Peter R. Baye, Ph.D. Coastal Plant Ecologist Prepared for: Marin Audubon Society, Mill Valley, California (Barbara Salzman, Project Manager) with funding provided by San Francisco Bay Joint Venture [445 KB PDF]
Our Mission: To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats, for the benefit of humanity and the Earth's biological diversity.
An extensive listing of birding and nature resources
The success of the Marin Audubon Society depends greatly on our Chapter-Only Members.
Consistent with its mission, the Marin Audubon Society has been acquiring properties in Marin County with restorable habitat value.
MAS offers many opportunities to meet fellow members and to support our environmental protection and conservation efforts.