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Audubon North Carolina protects our birds and the places they need

Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Photo: Jim Guyton

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Learn about the different ways you can make a gift to Audubon North Carolina.

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Meet the 2018 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Meet the 2018 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year

Meet your Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year for 2018!

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Find the Best Plants for Birds in Your Zip Code
Bird-Friendly Communities

Find the Best Plants for Birds in Your Zip Code

Discover the best bird-friendly native plants in your area by entering your zip code into Audubon's national database!

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Expanding Bird-Friendly Renewable Energy
Advocacy

Expanding Bird-Friendly Renewable Energy

Responsibly sited wind, solar and other renewable energy resources can help ensure the protection of our birds by providing cleaner air and water, and lessening the impact of pollution on the places birds need.

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Build Your Own Chimney Swift Tower
Bird-Friendly Communities

Build Your Own Chimney Swift Tower

Find instructions and tips to build a Chimney Swift Tower in your community.

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Audubon Projects for Scouts – Our Birds Need YOU!
Conservation

Audubon Projects for Scouts – Our Birds Need YOU!

Calling all scouts looking for projects – from troop volunteer opportunities to Eagle Scout and Gold Award projects!

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Priority Bird Profile: Black Skimmer
Coast

Priority Bird Profile: Black Skimmer

The skimmer is also one of the only birds to have a lower mandible that is longer than its upper mandible. This enables the skimming behavior that earned them their name.

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Foresters Gather for Training to Learn Bird-Friendly Techniques
Forestry Trainings

Foresters Gather for Training to Learn Bird-Friendly Techniques

At our highly successful “Foresters for the Birds” workshop, foresters received hands-on training to help them achieve forest health while also benefitting birds!

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Pisgah Natl Forest_Jeff Gunn_Flickr CC

Pisgah Natl Forest. Photo: Jeff Gunn/Flickr CC

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Updates From Our Coast: After the Storm
News

Updates From Our Coast: After the Storm

With Florence behind us, we are now left with the task of assessing what it left in its wake. We are grateful that all our staff are safe, yet aware that the path forward will be challenging. Stay up-to-date here.

Four Ways to Protect North Carolina after Hurricane Florence
Conservation

Four Ways to Protect North Carolina after Hurricane Florence

While we are still learning the full extent of the devastation that Florence brought, we do know one thing – it is time to change the way we design and live in our coastal communities.

"Migration in the Mountains"
Summit 2018

Summit 2018

Audubon North Carolina members flocked to Asheville to celebrate birds for our 2018 Summit “Migration in the Mountains.”

Does egg color influence nesting success?
Coast

Does egg color influence nesting success?

A UNC-Wilmington undergraduate conducts honors thesis research on Least Tern egg patterning as it relates to thermal biology.

Sea Turtles Are Hatching on Lea-Hutaff Island
News

Sea Turtles Are Hatching on Lea-Hutaff Island

So far, there have been 29 sea turtle emergences on the island!

Join a "Swift Night Out" Event Across North Carolina
Events

Join a "Swift Night Out" Event Across North Carolina

Experience a unique migration phenomenon. Join one of our local chapters for a Chimney Swift roosting viewing party.

Audubon Abroad: Spain, Part I
Birding And Bird Watching

Audubon Abroad: Spain, Part I

In this multi-part series, we travel with Audubon to Spain, highlighting conservation challenges seen on-the-ground and sharing some of the amazing birds, sights, and places we experienced.

Chapter Day 2018
Centers And Chapters

Chapter Day 2018

Audubon members from across North Carolina flocked together to share stories, successes, and ideas at Chapter Day.

Audubon Welcomes Executive Director Andrew Hutson
News

Welcome Executive Director Andrew Hutson

The National Audubon Society and Audubon North Carolina are excited to announce the appointment of Andrew Huston as Executive Director of Audubon North Carolina and Vice President of National Audubon Society.

How Beach Heat Affects Birds
Coast

How Beach Heat Affects Birds

The warming of the planet may have severe implications for wildlife. Thermal mapping can help us predict what may happen to beach birds and determine how we can protect them in the future.