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The JES Avanti Foundation is a proud supporter and friend of the Southern Maryland Audubon society. They provide incredible opportunities for our community through conservation, research and education. 

Visit them now at https://www.somdaudubon.org/ to learn more about what they have to offer!

What we do together:

  • Donation of educational materials
  • We hosted the SOMD Audubon Society Annual Meeting and Picnic at the Bluff Point River Refuge in 2018
  • Sponsored a child to attend the Hog Island Audubon camp in Maine, summer of 2019
  • Sponsorship of another child to attend the American Birding Association and Hog Island Audubon camp youth birding camp in Costa Rica in the summer of 2020
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2019 Conservationist of the year award

Liz Sanders, JES Avanti Foundation

Presented by Bob Lukinic, SOMD Audubon Society Conservation Chair

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Lynne Wheeler, Lee Vines and Carrie Staples (SOMD Audubon Society) also joined us this summer for our 1st annual Watershed Stewardship Adventure Camp, where they introduced students 3rd-8th grade to birding 101 and outdoor/multi-purpose journalism