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125th Annual Meeting Highlights

Audubon celebrated 125 years of environmental leadership when members and supporters gathered at the organization’s annual meeting on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Honoring Retiring Director Lawrence Taft

Retiring Executive Director Lawrence Taft's years of service and leadership to Audubon was formally recognized through the following citations: Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition signed by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, US Senate Certificate of Accomplishment signed by Senator Jack Reed, Certificate of Special Recognition from Representative David Cicilline, RI Senate Citation and RI House of Representatives Citation. Members shared their well-wishes at a reception following the meeting.

Annual Award Recipients

Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on the Environment

Rhode Island’s gubernatorial candidates, Governor Daniel McKee (D) and Ms. Ashley Kalus (R) spoke at the meeting. They shared their accomplishments with members and addressed pertinent environmental issues. Read more, or watch a replay below.

Audubon 2021-2022 Accomplishments

Hear from our Advocacy, Education and Conservation Senior Directors and Director of Avian Research on what Audubon has been up to this year — along with what we're excited for in the year to come!

Meet our Newest Board Members

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island gratefully acknowledges the terms of service of the following Board Members who are stepping down from the board of directors this year: Christian Capizzo, Owen Heleen, and Deborah Linnell.

Board of Directors

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