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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 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
2019 Conservationist of the year award

Liz Sanders, JES Avanti Foundation

Presented by Bob Lukinic, SOMD Audubon Society Conservation Chair


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 

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