Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory
The Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory protects wildlife and habitats in coastal Virginia through field research, education, and land conservation. Find out how you can support the annual Kiptopeke Challenge sponsored by CVWO.

Virginia Society of Ornithology Check out the VSO web site for a listing of all Christmas Bird Counts in Virginia as well as the birding mailing lists around the state. You can also view the latest version of the newsletter and learn about upcoming trips and counts.

See the VSO's Principles of Birding Ethics

Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail Go online and order the “Birding and Wildlife Trail Guide.” This Trail celebrates the diversity of Virginia’s natural habitats and is the first statewide program of its kind in the U.S.

The Center for Conservation Biology at the College of William and Mary is a research and education organization within the Department of Biology. Their focus is the development of information resources for effective science-based conservation. 

The Historic Virginia Land Conservancy is dedicated to protecting and preserving significant natural, scenic and historic lands in the Historic Triangle area and across Southeastern Virginia. Historic Virginia Land Conservancy used to be the Williamsburg Land Conservancy.

The American Birding Association provides leadership to birders by increasing their knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of birding. The ABA is the only organization in North America that specifically caters to recreational birders. We also contribute to bird and bird habitat conservation through our varied programs. The ABA represents a whole range of birding interests, from identification and education to listing and conservation. We actively promote the economic and environmental values of birding, and we encourage the conservation of birds and their habitats.

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s mission is to interpret and conserve the earth’s biological diversity through research, education and citizen science focused on birds. They believe that bird enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels can and do make a difference.

Williamsburg Botanical Garden’s mission is to enhance the life of residents and visitors by promoting beautiful gardens for the enjoyment of plants and the environment through year-round educational and recreational programs.

The Bird Club of William & Mary's purpose is to promote interest in birds and birding among students at William & Mary.