Chapters & Centers

Maryland's Centers & Chapters

Photo: Middleton Evans

Maryland’s two Audubon Centers and 6 chapter-owned sanctuaries include over 1620 acres of land that Audubon Chapters own and manage. These special places provide opportunities for on-site, outdoor education programs, trails for birdwatching or nature walks, and places where communities can gather to learn, share knowledge, and take action on behalf of birds and other wildlife. 

With over 9,400  members, five active Audubon Society chapters serving regions throughout Maryland, and an army of more than 1,000 volunteers, Audubon’s impact is recognized across Maryland. Whether we are putting up nest boxes for Wood Ducks, monitoring songbird populations, or advocating for more bird-friendly public policies, the Audubon community is a powerful network for birds, wildlife, and people.

Audubon centers and chapters serve as hubs for local and regional conservation action and nature education, and our sanctuaries provide critical habitat to a host of birds and other wildlife, as well as peaceful respite to human visitors. Most of our properties are open to the public and we welcome you to visit our centers and hike or bird our sanctuary trails. Please select from the list below to be directed to website of each location.

Centers and Sanctuaries of Audubon Maryland-DC

Pickering Creek Audubon Center, Easton, MD - sanctuary owned by Chesapeake Audubon Society, managed by National Audubon Society
Patterson Park Audubon Center, Baltimore, MD- park owned by Baltmore City Recreation and Parks, managed by National Audubon Society
Audrey Carroll Audubon Sanctuary, Frederick County – Audubon Society of Central Maryland
Farm Creek Sanctuary, Dorchester County – Chesapeake Audubon Society
Fran Uhler Natural Area, Prince George’s County, managed by the Prince George’s Audubon Society and the Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission.
Fred Archibald Audubon Sanctuary, Frederick County – Audubon Society of Central Maryland
High Banks Wildlife Sanctuary, Talbot County  – Chesapeake Audubon Society
Nanjemoy Marsh Sanctuary, Charles County  – Southern Maryland Audubon Society

In addition to the centers and sanctuaries of Audubon Maryland-DC, five local Audubon chapters are active in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Chapters enable Audubon members and others to meet and share an appreciation of their common interests. They create a culture of conservation in local communities through education and advocacy, focusing on the conservation of birds, other wildlife, and conservation of important habitats. Visit your local chapter today!

Southern Maryland Audubon Society

Prince George's Audubon Society

Chesapeake Audubon Society

Audubon Society of Central Maryland

Audubon Society of the District of Columbia

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Audubon Maryland-DC and Audubon Pennsylvania have joined forces to become Audubon Mid-Atlantic.