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Audubon North Carolina protects our birds and the places they need

Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Photo: Jim Guyton

Climate Strongholds
Climate Strongholds

North Carolina Climate Strongholds

Learn about the regions of North Carolina that are predicted to have suitable climate conditions to support numerous species of birds with diverse habitat requirements into the future.

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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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Putting Working Lands to Work for Birds and People
Working Lands

Putting Working Lands to Work for Birds and People

Audubon is partnering with landowners to make working lands benefit birds, people and communities, focusing on forests, agricultural lands, and grasslands and ranchlands.

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Advocacy
Advocacy

Advocacy

Issues and policies affecting birds, from bird-friendly renewable energy to ecosystem restoration, clean air and water.

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FAQs About Birds
Birds

FAQs About Birds

From "I found an injured bird" to "A bird keeps attacking my window! What do I do?" we answer your most common questions here.

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Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla
Donal O'Brien Jr.  Sanctuary and Audubon Center

Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla

Experience the last remnants of the storied Currituck Sound landscape

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Building Better Communities for Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Building Better Communities for Birds

The Bird-Friendly Communities program was intended to create projects in the places that people live to ensure that birds are always among us.

700 Bird-Friendly Native Plants for North Carolina
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

700 Bird-Friendly Native Plants for North Carolina

The list now includes every North Carolina species that appears in Dr. Larry Mellichamp’s “Native Plants of the Southeast: A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 460 Species for the Garden,” as well as all North Carolina Botanical Garden “Wildflower of the Year” plants!

Priority Bird Profile: Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Working Lands

Priority Bird Profile: Rose-breasted Grosbeak

The Rose-breasted Grosbeak is one of about a dozen “priority species” that the National Audubon Society’s Healthy Forest initiative has chosen to help through active forest protection and management.

Gazing Into the Future on the Outer Banks
Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary And Audubon Center In Corolla

Gazing Into the Future on the Outer Banks

Our efforts to balance conservation, research and habitat improvement with sustainable hunting practices are profiled in this month’s issue of Garden & Gun Magazine, in a piece titled “Currituck Defenders.”

Updates From Our Coast: After the Storm
News

Updates From Our Coast: After the Storm

Here in North Carolina, we continue to feel and see the effects of Hurricane Florence on our coast. 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.