About Us

The Salem Audubon Society, in Salem, Oregon, is an active chapter of the National Audubon Society. Our mission is to connect people to Nature, through education focused on birds, other wildlife and their habitats, and conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems. To this end, we promote the enjoyment of birds and environmental stewardship with birding field trips and educational programs, and involve volunteers in education, advocacy and restoration projects.  

Salem Audubon is a charitable organization qualifying as a nonprofit under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service code.

Board of Directors -- 2013-2014

  • Michael Babbitt, President
  • Ray Temple, Vice President
  • Jonathan Pope, Secretary
  • Tim Johnson, Treasurer
  • Judy Brunkal
  • Carolyn Homan
  • Phyllis Rock
  • Doug Spencer
  • Lowell Spring

Committee & Special Projects/Chairs

  • Beginning Birding Class/Wes Craven
  • Bird-a-thon and Fundraising/Tim Johnson
  • Birders Night/Eugenia Becker
  • Bluebird Project/Pat Gallagher
  • Chapter Meeting/Stephanie Hazen
  • Conservation/David Harrison
  • Field Notes/Denise Cedar
  • Field Trips/Glen Lindeman
  • Nature Reserve/Don Christensen
  • Salem Christmas Bird Count/Tim Johnson & Barbara Dolan
  • SAS Shop/Chet Zenone
  • Webpage/Tim Johnson

Office Information

Laurie Buswell, Administrator
Office hours by appointment
Monday-Thursday, 10:00am-3:00pm
211 State St, Ste. 110, Salem, OR 97301

Bird & Wildlife Emergency Contact

Turtle Ridge Wildlife Center
(503) 540-8664

Please use the following short form to contact us:




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