St. Louis Audubon Society (SLAS) was established in 1915 as the St Louis Bird Club. In 1944, the Bird Club became the first local Audubon chapter in the United States.

Today, the chapter consists of nearly 3,000 members across the St. Louis Metro Region that includes portions of eleven counties in Missouri and Illinois and the City of St. Louis.


Creating a community connection to nature through education and conservation.


  1. To foster an awareness and understanding of birds and other wildlife and their habitats.
  2. To educate our community so people can make informed decisions about the natural world.


  1. Conserve native plants, animals, and their habitats
  2. Understand the environmental interrelationships of man with these natural resources
    and abiotic resources like soil, air and water
  3. Promote and support the protection and conservation of our local, regional,
    and global natural systems
  4. Support conservation and environmental research

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SLAS Events


    • 2017 Cathleen Creley Conservation Grant more info
    • Bring Conservation Home Volunteer Training more info
    • Register for Hog Island Audubon Camp more info
    • Bring Conservation Home feature in Times newspapers more info
    • St. Louis Audubon turns 100 more info
    • Missouri Legislators Propose Overhaul of State Conservation Dept more info
    • SLAS Announces 2014 Annual Appeal more info
    • Audubon Birds and Climate Change Report more info
    • Get Involved in SLAS Conservation more info
    • SLAS Volunteers Assist with Purple Martin Leg Banding--Post Dispatch more info
    • Open pipes are found to be death traps for birds more info