Henry Delozier Elected Chairman of Board at Audubon International

Henry Delozier Elected Chairman of Board at Audubon International

Specialist in investment banking, real estate development and golf asset ownership and operations supports global mission of environmental care. - June 10, 2017

Audubon International Featured on Main Stage at the Golf Industry Trade Show

The organization will be featured in two presentation on the live stage in the exhibition hall. - February 05, 2017

Audubon International Certified Golf Course Leaders Sweep Top Awards for GCSAA Environmental Leaders in Golf

All individual award winners of this year’s GCSAA Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards are superintendents at courses certified by Audubon International. 22 of 28 ELGA Chapter & Merit award winners also at Audubon International Certified Cooperative Sanctuary Golf Courses. - January 08, 2017

Oldfield Community Earns Award from Audubon International Sustainable Communities Program

Oldfield is the first private community in South Carolina to earn the Audubon Green Community Award from Audubon International, a non-profit environmental organization, as recognition of significant environmental achievements and completion of the first stage en route to becoming a Certified Audubon International Sustainable Community. - December 08, 2016

Audubon International Joins #GivingTuesday Movement to Support BioBlitz Program

BioBlitz brings people of all ages and from all over the world together as citizen scientists to count animal and plant species. The organization plans to expand BioBlitz in 2017 to more locations and more participants. - November 25, 2016

Audubon International Names Christine Kane as New Executive Director

After an extensive search and interview process, Audubon International’s Board of Directors has named Christine Kane as the new executive director for the environmental education organization. Kane comes to the organization with extensive management experience as a leader at several... - October 26, 2016

Audubon International Joins National “Imagine a Day Without Water” Campaign to Raise Awareness About Vulnerable Water Resources

Today, Audubon International and its sponsors, partners, and member organizations come together to Imagine a Day Without Water, a national campaign organized by the Value of Water Coalition to educate the public about the water infrastructure crisis currently facing the United States. Audubon International celebrates its certified properties and communities, which ensure that water leaving their properties is healthy for people and wildlife. - September 17, 2016

Sand Ridge Golf Club Celebrates Eighteen Years of Signature Program Certification

Sand Ridge Golf Club was recently recertified as a Signature Sanctuary after an on-site review by Audubon International. Sand Ridge registered in the Signature Program in 1998 and recently passed its eighth on-site review. The golf course was the first club in the state of Ohio to earn and maintain... - August 26, 2016

Voluntary Environmental Programs: Helping Golf Courses in More Ways Than One

Preliminary findings of a study show that voluntary programs are effective in enhancing environmental performance of golf courses - August 18, 2016

Audubon International Partners with Waterford Press

Waterford Press, the leading publisher of folding reference guides to wildlife identification has formed a strategic partnership with Audubon International to develop unique custom products for golf courses, designed to engage golfers with the natural setting and wildlife they encounter while playing the game. - July 02, 2016

Volunteers Count Species on Golf Courses in International Competition

Audubon International’s BioBlitz 2016, a species-counting competition held on golf courses across the world, ran from Earth Day, April 22nd, through International Migratory Bird Day, May 14th. This annual competition demonstrates the large diversity of species that call golf courses home,... - June 29, 2016

The City of Riverside (CA) Recognized with Audubon International Green Community Award

The City of Riverside is the first community in California to earn the Audubon Green Community Award from Audubon International for their ongoing sustainability initiatives. Members of Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program are eligible for the award, which recognizes significant environmental achievement. Mayor Rusty Bailey received the Green Community Award on behalf of the City of Riverside at the Riverside Sustainability Coalition Meeting on June 15. - June 24, 2016

Audubon International Announces Search for New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Audubon International has announced that Executive Director Doug Bechtel will be leaving the organization for a leadership position with New Hampshire Audubon. "Doug has done a superb job for Audubon International since joining us in January 2014 and we wish him well... - May 19, 2016

Green Mountain College and Audubon International Announce New Sustainability Partnership

Two sustainability-focused organizations – Green Mountain College (based in Poultney, VT) and Audubon International (based in Troy, NY) - are kicking off a comprehensive partnership to promote environmental stewardship and make sustainability education programs available to all. This effort will train future sustainability professionals, building on Audubon Internationals’ vast network of environmentally-responsible facilities and GMC's cutting edge, online graduate curriculum in sustainability. - May 13, 2016

Audubon International Launches BioBlitz 2016, a Nature Competition for Golf Courses

Environmental nonprofit organization launches second annual species-counting competition for golf courses across the world. - February 03, 2016

The Preserve Golf Club Celebrates Eight Years as a Signature Sanctuary

The Preserve Golf Club, the only golf course in Mississippi to be certified through the Audubon International Signature Program, has been recognized for continued sustainable management of natural resources. The Preserve joined the Signature program in 2004, before construction began. The Preserve... - January 22, 2016

US Army Golf Courses Commit to Audubon International’s Environmental Program

The US Army has enrolled its 45 golf courses in the Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary Program. US Army golf courses are found throughout the US, Hawaii, Alaska, and overseas locations such as Japan, Korea, and Europe. - January 09, 2016

Lost Key Golf Club Recertified as Signature Sanctuary

Lost Key Golf Club has been recognized for continued sustainable management of natural resources. - January 07, 2016

Audubon Park Golf Club Recertified as Signature Sanctuary

Audubon International announces that Audubon Park Golf Club has been recognized for continued sustainable management of natural resources and has been awarded recertification as a Certified Signature Sanctuary. - December 17, 2015

Granite Bay Golf Club Re-Certified as Signature Sanctuary

Audubon International announces that Granite Bay Golf Club has been recognized for continued sustainable management of natural resources and has been awarded re-certification as a “Certified Signature Sanctuary.” Granite Bay Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones II and Kyle... - October 03, 2015

Town of Williamston Recognized for Excellence in Sustainability

The Town of Williamston is recognized by Audubon International for their continued commitment to sustainability through recertification as an "Audubon International Certified Sustainable Community.” Brent Kanipe, AICP, Director of Planning, led the effort to maintain certification status... - September 27, 2015

Audubon International Welcomes EYE DOG as a Corporate Sponsor

Audubon International is proud to partner with EYE DOG from Fredericksburg, VA as a new corporate sponsor. EYE DOG uses highly-trained border collies to provide superior, humane, sustainable Canada geese management for golf courses in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. “We are proud to... - September 25, 2015

Linne Industries Partners with Audubon International as a Corporate Sponsor

Linne Industries announced that the company has partnered with Audubon International as a corporate sponsor of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP). Linne Industries supports AI’s mission, particularly programs that work with recreational lands to improve environmental management... - September 18, 2015

Audubon International Staff Member Attains Elite National Certification

Joanna B. Nadeau, Director of Community Programs at Audubon International in Troy, NY has achieved a career milestone by completing the rigorous requirements for certification through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). She joins an elite membership of approximately 15,000... - August 19, 2015

Audubon International Brings New Staff on Board

Audubon International Hires Two New Staff Members Audubon International is excited to announce the hiring of two new staff members as the organization continues to achieve its environmental mission. Meaghan Wilkins has joined the organization as the new Communications Coordinator and Daron Blake... - June 27, 2015

Osprey Point is Re-Certified as an Audubon International Classic Sanctuary

Osprey Point Golf Course was recently re-certified as a Classic Sanctuary after an on-site review by Audubon International. Osprey Point was the first certified Classic project in the state of Florida and only the second in the United States. Participating in the site review with Classic Program... - June 13, 2015

Town of Hilton Head Island Earns Sustainable Planning Award from Audubon International

Hilton Head has completed the second stage of a rigorous three-stage certification process in Audubon International's Sustainable Communities Program. The accomplishment earns them the Sustainable Planning Award. - May 24, 2015

Rio Verde Community Achieves Audubon International Certification

Rio Verde Community Association has been designated as the first Certified Sustainable Community in the state of Arizona after completing requirements and meeting the strict criteria of the Audubon International Sustainable Communities Program. - April 21, 2015

The Toro Company to Sponsor Two Cities in Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program

As part of its long-standing partnership with environmental nonprofit Audubon International, The Toro Company has announced a new initiative to sponsor cities in the Sustainable Communities Program. Funding provided by Toro will advance sustainability efforts in two communities where the company... - April 08, 2015

Audubon International & e-par USA to Promote Voluntary Environmental Programs in Golf

Audubon International and e-par USA are pleased to announce a series of “Lunch & Learn” webinars on the value of voluntary environmental programs for golf course superintendents to take place throughout April and May of 2015. Building from a joint presentation recently delivered at... - April 06, 2015

Hammock Dunes Earns Audubon International Green Community Award

Hammock Dunes is the second private community in Florida to earn the Green Community Award from Audubon International, a non-profit environmental organization, for their ongoing sustainability initiatives. Members of Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program are eligible for... - March 13, 2015

Audubon International Introduces BioBlitz, an Earth Day Program for Golf Courses

Environmental nonprofit Audubon International is excited to introduce the first global Golf Course BioBlitz, a free program for golf courses, which will run the week of Earth Day, April 19-25, 2015. BioBlitz is a species counting competition designed to create awareness among golfers and the... - March 07, 2015

Rio Verde Community Association Earns Sustainable Planning Award from Audubon International

Rio Verde Community Association has earned the Sustainable Planning Award from Audubon International. The award is an important milestone in Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program and recognizes a community’s successful completion of Stage 2: defining and adopting a... - January 23, 2015

The Landings at Skidaway Island Earns Green Community Award from Audubon International

The Landings at Skidaway Island is the first community in Georgia to earn the Green Community Award for their ongoing sustainability initiatives. Members of Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program are eligible for the award, which recognizes significant environmental... - January 15, 2015

Kohanaiki Achieves Audubon International Signature Certification

After meeting the strict environmental criteria and requirements of the Audubon International Signature Program, Kohanaiki has been designated as the first Certified Signature Sanctuary in the state of Hawai`i. “The entire Kohanaiki team is proud to have reached this benchmark and shares the... - October 29, 2014

Henry DeLozier Named to Audubon International Board of Directors

Environmental nonprofit Audubon International is excited to announce that international golf business specialist Henry B. DeLozier has joined its board of directors. DeLozier is recognized around the world for his leadership in strategic planning for golf-related businesses, and he was called one... - October 22, 2014

Bluejack National Becomes the First Audubon International Classic Program Member in Texas

Bluejack National, an exceptional community and championship golf course in Montgomery, Texas, currently under development, has recently registered as a member of the Audubon International Classic Program becoming the first and only Classic Program member in the state of Texas. Created over nine... - October 22, 2014

Audubon International Partners with Bookdifferent.com

Audubon International’s Green Lodging Program has partnered with hotel booking website Bookdifferent.com to encourage travelers to stay in hotels that are certified by eco-labels as having environmentally friendly practices. The Netherlands-based not-for-profit booking site in the first in... - August 28, 2014

Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa Retains Designation as a Silver Certified Green Lodging Property

Delaware North Companies, Parks & Resorts, at Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa in Saratoga Springs, NY was recently re-designated a Silver Certified Green Lodging Property by environmental nonprofit Audubon International. The hotel first achieved certification in 2009 with a silver rating. - August 14, 2014

Marriott Vacation Club Resorts in Hawai’i Achieve High Ranking Green Certification

Four of Marriott Vacation Club’s resorts in the state of Hawai’i recently achieved high rankings in Audubon International’s Green Lodging Program. Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club on Oahu and Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club on Maui both achieved Platinum Certification, and... - August 10, 2014

Consultant in Golf Course Management Named to Audubon International Board of Directors

Environmental nonprofit Audubon International is pleased to announce that Ted Horton, consultant in golf course management, has joined its board of directors. Ted is currently the Senior Consulting Superintendent for ValleyCrest Golf Course Maintenance, Director for the California Golf Course... - July 16, 2014

Hammock Dunes Joins Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program

The private community of Hammock Dunes has become the sixth community in Florida to join Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program. The Sustainable Communities Program provides a framework to merge economic and social considerations with the protection and enhancement of a... - June 20, 2014

Audubon International’s Joanna Nadeau to Give Keynote Address at UNESCO Celebration

Joanna Nadeau, Associate Director of Environmental Programs at Audubon International, will deliver the keynote address at an event celebrating the tenth anniversary of UNESCO’s Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve in Parry Sound, Ontario. The event will take place Monday, June 23rd at 7:00pm at the... - June 20, 2014

Mountain Lake Commits to Community Sustainability in Partnership with Audubon International

Joining six other Florida communities pursuing certification through the Sustainable Communities Program, the private community of Mountain Lake is now working with Audubon International to become a leader in community sustainability. Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program... - May 31, 2014

Koenders Water Solutions Inc. Announces Partnership with Audubon International

Koenders Water Solutions Inc. announced today that the company has partnered with Audubon International as a corporate sponsor of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP). The ASCP is an award winning education and certification program that helps entities such as golf courses, parks, and... - May 31, 2014

Spruce Peak at Stowe Mountain Resort Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Spruce Peak at Stowe Mountain Resort has retained its designation as a "Certified Audubon Sustainable Community" through the Audubon International Sustainable Communities Program. Robert Apple, Planning Manager, led the effort to maintain certified status in this community and is being... - May 04, 2014

Isleworth Joins Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program

The private community of Isleworth recently became the next community in Florida to join Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program. The Sustainable Communities Program provides a framework with which communities can assess their current status of green initiatives for... - May 01, 2014

Audubon International Names Doug Bechtel as New Leader

The appointment of Doug Bechtel as president and chief executive officer of Audubon International (AI), a New York-based organization that works with organizations in 36 countries on environmental sustainability, was announced today by the AI board of directors. Bechtel has been serving as... - March 14, 2014

Environmental Nonprofit Audubon International to Work with Donald Trump's Golf Courses

Trump Golf has announced that all of its courses will pursue certification with environmental nonprofit Audubon International. This includes all 20 Trump Golf courses which are located on 13 Trump Golf properties in the U.S. and one in Scotland. The purpose of the project is to protect and enhance... - March 07, 2014

Golf Superintendent and Environmental Champion Named to Audubon International Board of Directors

Matt Ceplo, golf course superintendent at Rockland Country Club in Sparkill, N.Y., has been elected as a member of the board of directors of Audubon International, a Troy-based not-for-profit organization currently working with over 3,200 organizations in 36 countries on environmental... - February 22, 2014

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