ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Native Tree Identification

Fall is an excellent time to learn to identify native trees by their leaves, fall color, buds, fruits, branch and bark patterns, and site and soil preferences. The class will be organized around the beautifully illustrated new book, Trees of Alabama, by Lisa J. Samuelson with photographs by Michael E. Hogan.


Gosse Nature Walk: Florence—Seven Mile Island WMA

Special guest Mercedes Maddox, Nongame Wildlife Biologist with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division of ADCNR, joins us as we explore this wildlife management area in northwest Alabama.

Field Trip: Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

Considered the easternmost national wildlife refuge of the Mississippi Flyway, Wheeler NWR annually supports Alabama’s largest concentration of wintering waterfowl.

Field Trip: BIRDingham Parks

Our January half-day field trip will be a sampling of Birmingham’s urban parks—including Avondale, W.C. Patton, and East Lake—with a wide array of winter species in both water, open, and woodland settings.

Field Trip: Guntersville waterfront

The deep waters of Guntersville Lake and the Guntersville waterfront are excellent places to search for waterfowl in winter.

Gosse Nature Walk: Birmingham

Join us and a special guest from Freshwater Land Trust for a lunchtime nature break on the west end of the Vulcan Trail.

ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Gulls

Take a deeper dive with our shorebird expert, Drew Haffenden, into one of the most confusing groups for many birders—gulls.


ONLINE: Coastal Stewardship Training

Join Alabam Audubon's Coastal Biologists, Sabrina Cobb and Olivia Morpeth, for a special virtual training on how you can become a Coastal Bird Steward.

ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Bird Migration

Birding in Alabama is a seasonal feast. The goal of this class is to inspire beginning and intermediate birders to understand and enjoy birding through the seasons, taking advantage of some of the amazing new tools for observing and understanding birds.