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Notice to NABS Members of the Annual Election
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Thank you for visiting the North American Bluebird Society (NABS) website!  You can learn about the different species of bluebirds, how to attract and care for them, download educational materials and last but not least, join our conservation efforts by becoming a member.

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Our Mission

The North American Bluebird Society is a non-profit education, conservation and research organization that promotes the recovery of bluebirds and other native cavity-nesting bird species in North America.

              About NABS

NABS was founded in 1978 by Dr. Lawrence Zeleny to promote the preservation of bluebirds, a species in decline.  Larry, with the support of his wife, Olive dedicated much of his life to providing nestboxes and managing trails.  He promoted bluebirds through hundreds of talks and articles in many periodicals.

NABS' core mission: education, conservation and research mirror the life of Dr. Zeleny.  His book, The Bluebird: How You Can Help Its Fight for Survival is a testament to what he called, the "symbol of love, hope and happiness," the bluebird.      

To learn more about the history of NABS, visit our NABS History page.

NABS is now registered with AmazonSmile to donate a portion of an Amazon purchase to NABS at no additional cost.  Click here for more details  You will login with your normal Amazon username/password or create a new account and then simply select NABS (North American Bluebird Society as the organization you wish to support).



All photos by Wendell Long  unless otherwise noted.


Mailing address: NABS, PO Box 7844, Bloomington, IN 47407

Office Hours: 12-3 pm EST Mon-Friday @

For more detailed contact info, please visit our "Contact NABS" page which includes:

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Last modified: 11/10/12