Black River Audubon Society

The Black River Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society and is based in Lorain County, Ohio, USA.


Photos: Magnolia Warbler by Dave Lengyel; Canvasback by Kevin McKelvey; Barred Owl by Dave Priebe

The March 3 program is Kestrels in the Hood at 7 pm at the Carlisle Reservation Visitor Center, 12882 Diagonal Road, LaGrange. Listen to Walt Gachuk, Najada Davis, and Larry Wilson describe the amazing tale of a pair of kestrels nesting and successfully fledging five chicks within sight of the West Side market in Cleveland! More info here

Info about the 2020 Black River Audubon Hog Island scholarship here

The Great Backyard Bird Count is February 14 thru 17. It's fun and educational! Find out more at

BLUEBIRD Program, February 29, 2 p.m. given by BRAS members Penny + Fritz Brandau at the Amherst Public Library, 221 Spring Street. Limited class size, call 440-670-3684 to register for the 1 hour program.

For the second year in a row our local group has been awarded a grant from the National Audubon Society for a restoration project in Oberlin!Read more here

The latest WingTips Newsletter here.

Read about the Black River Audubon Park in Elyria, dedicated in 2012 and updated May 28, 2018. Volunteers planted wildflowers and saplings. here

Read about the new LCCC/Black River Meadow Preserve collaboration, here

What to do if you find an injured bird here.

The latest Bluebird News here.

Lorain County Birding Hotspots info here.

Info about the Black River here.

The Lorain Lighthouse, pictured in the index, was completed in 1917 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 (photo by J. Koscinski).

Web site established May 18, 2004. Updated February 14, 2020. Design by Arstar Web Sites.