A registered chapter of the National Audubon Society  
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Prairie-Hills Chapter of the Audubon Society conducts regular meetings. All Chapter members are encouraged to participate. For more information select the About Us tab above.

This page is in development. It is a list of projects that citizens can particpate in to aid science in better conserving our wildlife resources.


The Breeding Bird Survey is a cooperative effort between the U.S. Geological Survey's Patuxent Wildlife Research Center and Environment Canada's Canadian Wildlife Service to monitor the status and trends of North American bird populations. Following a rigorous protocol, BBS data are collected by thousands of dedicated participants along thousands of randomly established roadside routes throughout the continent. For more information visit: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbs/ To find routes needing volunteers in SD visit: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbs/results/routemaps/south_dakota.cfm?CountryNum=840&StateNumber=81 For more info, contact Laura Hubers, SD Coordinator: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbs/contactus/USContacts.cfm#SD

The second South Dakota Breeding Bird Atlas, starting in 2008, is a statewide survey to determine the current distribution and status of every bird species breeding in the state of South Dakota. These results will be compared to bird distributions during the first SDBBA (1988-1992) to see what changes have occurred. The atlas will primarily be conducted by volunteers . Atlasing is a great opportunity to contribute to the knowledge of South Dakota birds while having fun and learning about your local birds and their habitats. For more information go to: http://www.rmbo.org/sdbba2/

Wildlife Watching (including birds)