Strawberry Plains Audubon Center

Hummingbird Celebration Sept. 8-10th

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Photo: Curt Hart

Our Mission

Through education and demonstration, Strawberry Plains Audubon Center inspires ecological stewardship and leads community action to conserve and manage our landscape for biodiversity and habitat for birds and other wildlife.

Hummingbird Migration & Nature Celebration
Hummingbird Migration & Nature Celebration

18th Hummingbird Migration & Nature Celebration

Join us for Audubon's largest nature festival, September 8, 9, & 10th 2017!

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Oxford holds ribbon cutting for Woodlawn-Davis Park
Bird-Friendly Communities

Oxford holds ribbon cutting for Woodlawn-Davis Park

Representatives from Strawberry Plains Audubon Center joined over 100 community members from Oxford, MS for the ribbon cutting of Woodlawn-Davis Park, Oxford's first "habitat' based park and another step toward becoming a bird-friendly city. Read more in the article from the Oxford Citizen.

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Habitat Day: Marigold and the Faraway Tree
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Habitat Day: Marigold and the Faraway Tree

Families and friends gathered on Sunday and participated in a day of activities celebrating the habitats of the Mississippi Hill Country. The afternoon began with a wagon ride out to the 300 year old Sharecropper Oak, one of several remnant shade trees remaining from prior agricultural days, where author and filmmaker, Alison Fast, led an interactive reading of her children’s book, Marigold and the Faraway Tree.

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A Vibrant, Ornamental Shrub: What’s the Harm?
Bird-Friendly Communities

A Vibrant, Ornamental Shrub: What’s the Harm?

Conservation Education Manager, Mitch Robinson, regularly contributes articles to Lake Caroline Living, a neighborhood magazine for a community in Madison, MS. Strawberry Plains is working with their Landscape Committe to create a Bird-Friendly park, as well as providing conservation tips through their monthly magazine. Read his most recent article about Golden Bamboo, Nandina domestica, and the impacts it has on our native birds, as well as suggestions for alternative native plants.

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