Due to the cancellations of our fundraisers, GCBO is even more grateful for donations now. We are a 501 c3 nonprofit and we depend on your donations. Thank you for your support!



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Our Mission: Protect the birds and their habitats around the Gulf of Mexico and beyond.

More than 300 bird species rely on Gulf habitat at some point in their lives. The region sees more bird migration traffic than any other area, but much of it is threatened by coastal development, urbanization, and natural and man-made disasters. We fulfill our mission of protecting the birds and their habitats by using sound scientific research, land protection and enhancement, community engagement, and educational outreach.