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Washtenaw Audubon Society drops the ‘Audubon’ from title, set to vote on new name

In an all member vote on Oct. 18 the Washtenaw Audubon Society, Ann Arbor’s local bird conservation organization, voted to drop “Audubon” from its name due to its association with John James Audubon. Audubon, who the national organization was originally named for, owned and sold slaves throughout his lifetime. The change was widely supported by […]