Strategic Plan 2013-2017
MissionThe Audubon Naturalist Society inspires residents of the greater Washington, DC, region to appreciate, understand, and protect their natural environment through outdoor experiences, education, and advocacy.
VisionThe Audubon Naturalist Society seeks to create a larger and more diverse community of people who treasure the natural world and work to preserve it.
Increase environmental awareness and understanding throughout the DC metro region by delivering inspiring nature education programs that nurture a lifetime of outdoor discovery, exploration and stewardship.
Educate and mobilize citizens of the DC metro region to restore and protect their local watersheds.
Communications & Marketing
Showcase ANS as the premier regional environmental organization delivering top-quality nature education and protecting the region’s natural environment.
Transform ANS Nature Sanctuaries into flagship nature destinations that showcase nature interpretation, habitat restoration and environmental best practices in a welcoming, safe, comfortable, and educational environment for people at every stage of life.
Ensure ANS financial sustainability and growth by securing an on-going stream of revenue that will support operations and mission-based programs over the long term.
Provide accurate, up-to-date financial data to internal and external stakeholders in a cost effective and time efficient manner.
Establish ANS as one of the best non-profit places to work in the DC metro region.