About Petoskey Audubon

About Petoskey Audubon Chapter

Petoskey Audubon

For the birds since 1966

Petoskey Regional Audubon Society is a chapter of Michigan Audubon and is a group for people interested in birds and the outdoors of Charlevoix and Emmet Counties. PRAS is dedicated to creating a greater awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the inter-relatedness of all Michigan’s wild places and wildlife and the need for stewardship, with emphasis on our local region. We are a nonprofit leader focused on the needs of birds and their habitats.

Diversity Statement

Petoskey Regional Audubon Society is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, in principle and in practice. Membership is open to anyone supporting Petoskey Regional Audubon Society’s objectives and mission, regardless of race, creed, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, religious affiliation, or sexual orientation. We believe that protecting and enjoying birds and the environment transcends political, cultural, and social boundaries and PRAS is committed to fair, just, and nondiscriminatory practices throughout the organization. As an organization, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our board, volunteers, members, and supporters.

Board of Directors

President: Lisa Hoyt – Email

Vice President & Program Coordinator: Darrell Lawson – Email

Treasurer: Cynthia Donahey – Email

Publicity: Lisa Hoyt – Email

Secretary: Sue Kurtz – Email

Field Trip Coordinator: Tracy Datlen – Email

Conservation Co-Chairs: Martha Lancaster and Doug Fuller – Email


Chapter of Michigan Audubon Society

Petoskey Regional Audubon Society is a chapter of Michigan Audubon.

Our success is made possible by our members. Help us protect birds and bird habitat in Northern Michigan.