Manatee County Audubon Society

Our mission is to protect, preserve, and restore the natural environment by creating an awareness and appreciation of birds, wildlife, and our native habitat in Manatee County and the surrounding areas.

Meetings and Keynote Speakers will return in the Fall! Stay tuned for our yearly calendar in August.

See what's new at Felts Audubon Preserve, click above for the new Habitat Management Plan.

Field Trips have returned for the 2021-2022 Calendar Year! Click above for the full list or review our calendar below!

Stay up to date on all things MCAS by clicking the Newsletter Link Above


News to sing about:

  • Manatee County Audubon Society will be offering our next round of internships this fall! If you know any students interested in interning with us have them email Zach Holmes at

  • Are you interested in helping birds in Manatee County? MCAS has several volunteer opportunities that could use your help! See our Conservation tab above for more information about listed species breeding surveys through the summer.

  • The Florida Birding and Nature Festival is coming up. Find details about the Keynote Speakers, Workshops, and Field Trips Here:

Congrats to our Spring 2021 Interns! They have all moved on to bigger and better things! Our next round of interns will start in Fall 2021. Please contact Zach Holmes if you have any questions.

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If preferred, checks can be made payable to:

Manatee County Audubon Society, PO Box 14550, Bradenton, FL 34280

Please include your contact information in the memo line of your checks!

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Manatee County Audubon can always use additional help in our conservation initiatives throughout the county. Whether it is monitoring endangered species or helping out at Felts Audubon Preserve, anyone who is passionate about wildlife and conservation is encouraged to help out. If you are interested in making a difference for the wildlife in your area, or have any questions for us, send us an email by clicking the button below.