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Strategic Plan 2013-2017


The 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.


The Audubon Naturalist Society seeks to create a larger and more diverse community of people who treasure the natural world and work to preserve it.


Establish ANS as one of the best non-profit places to work in the DC metro region.

Objective 1

Attract and maintain a highly qualified workforce through hiring and retention practices that provide salary, benefit and work life balance packages comparable to or at the top end of similar non-profits in the Washington region.

Objective 2

Ensure that ANS embodies a learning culture by providing opportunities for professional employee development.

Objective 3

Create a formal employee recognition and appreciation program to reward superior performance.

Objective 4

Support employees with a formal, transparent human resources structure and process that fosters and sustains a positive workplace culture.