Orange Audubon Society meetings are normally held the 3rd Thursday of every month (Sept. - June) at 7 pm in the Camellia Room at:

Harry P. Leu Garden
1920 North Forest Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803-1537

For Directions to Leu Gardens please click HERE

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Orange Audubon Society relies on the involvement and support of individuals like you to conserve the birds, wildlife, and natural ecosystems of the Central Florida area.

Interested in becoming a member? Just print and mail this membership form to become part of the Orange Audubon Society.

If you need to RENEW your membership, please wait for National Audubon to mail you the renewal form, please do not use the membership form .

Your basic membership of $20.00 supports our efforts to help safeguard Florida's natural environment, and also entitles you to receive three publications:

The Florida Naturalist

Membership Form


Orange Audubon Society's

2017 (29th Annual)

Kit and Sidney Chertok

Florida Native Nature Photography Contest


Instructions, entree forms,

and payment instructions below



To promote interest and concern for preserving the native fauna and flora of Florida, and to encourage nature photography and enjoyment and appreciation of our natural wonders. 

CONTEST THEME: Florida Native Nature

Photograph the amazing Florida native plants, animals, landscapes and habitats of Florida. Help to raise awareness to protect Florida’s biological diversity.


Novice Open to new and less experienced photo hobbyists of all ages. 

Advanced Open to experienced photographers of all ages who have practiced and honed their skills over time.

Youth Open to all photographers 17 years of age or younger

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all photographers.  However, Orange Audubon Society board members and Chertok contest committee members are not eligible to participate.

ENTRY DEADLINE for ALL entries: April 20, 2017

  1. Before getting started, review complete contest rules and entry requirements found on your entry form.  You may submit entries online following the instructions below OR submit entries by mail on a CD or thumb drive following instructions on the entry form.
  2. Click on the appropriate entry form below. Fill it out and save it to your HD. Then come back to this page and email it to along with your entries (see step 4 below). Entry forms must be digitally or manually signed and dated.
  3. If you are not a member of Audubon, and would like to join, then do that first using the Membership PayPal button below.
  4. Next: make payment for your entries using the appropriate PayPal button for your category and membership status. Once payment is made, PayPal will direct you to our Dropbox instructions for uploading your photos and entry form. Other photo and document sharing applications like WeTransfer and Google Drive may be used instead of Dropbox. 
  5. Good luck!

Note: If entry forms, entries, and payment records do not match, you will be notified. If unresolved, your payment will be refunded, and entries will be discarded.

Thank you for participating. If you have any questions, contact Teresa at (407) 644-0796 or


Novice & Advanced  Youth

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Audubon Members

Non-Members of Nat'l Audubon

ELIGIBILITY SCREENING: All entries must be emailed or postmarked by April 20, 2017  and will be screened to assure that they meet eligibility requirements.  To increase knowledge of Florida native fauna and flora and enhance other educational aspects of the contest, participants will be notified soon thereafter if any entry is disqualified. Photographer may optionally replace such image with no additional entry fee, but such replacements must be submitted by May 18, 2017 (postmarked by date) and meet all other contest

Contest Archive

Be sure to Check out all the great winning photos from our previous Contests!

2017 (29th Annual)

2016 (28th Annual)

2015 (27th Annual)

2014 (26th Annual)

2013 (25th Annual)

2012 (24th Annual)

2011 (23rd Annual)

2010 (22nd Annual)

2009 (21st Annual)

2008 (20th Annual)

2007 (19th Annual)

2006 (18th Annual)

Special thanks to Colonial Photo & Hobby for co-sponsoring our Photo Contests!

Speakers Bureau

Orange Audubon Society has a list of speakers who are willing to address schools and organizations on subjects such as birds, plants, the environment, and Florida outdoors. 

Click Here

or email

Linda Carpenter