Help support the Peace River Audubon Society as we work toward our mission: to engage in educational pursuits involving birding and the conservation of our natural environment.
From noon May 1 until noon May 2 go to the Giving Challenge homepage www.givingpartnerchallenge.org and search for Peace River Audubon Society. These funds will be used locally with a special emphasis on education. The 2018 Giving Challenge is presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County with giving strengthened by The Patterson Foundation. Enter your gift of $25 or more and The Patterson Foundation will provide a 1:1 match for each online donor’s contribution – up to $100 per donor, per organization. Please share information about this important funding raising event — the Giving Challenge.
The Peace River Audubon Society (PRAS) organizes and conducts a series of walkabouts, field trips, and general membership meetings annually to educate and to foster appreciation and conservation of our avian and natural resources. We partner with Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center (CHEC) in rehabilitating and maintaining an outdoor bird blind at their Alligator Creek Facility in Punta Gorda. We offer two $1000 scholarships to junior or senior college students pursuing a career in environmental sciences annually. We work with local elementary schools with birding projects. We fund a number of student campers at CHEC summer camp pr