Leading Conservation

Audubon North Carolina protects our birds and the places they need

Photo: Walker Golder

Climate
Climate

Climate

The Greatest Threat Our Birds Face Today

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Find Bird-Friendly Native Plants Retailers
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Find Bird-Friendly Native Plants Retailers

Find a retailer near you that carries the Native Plants of the Year

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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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Share the beach
Seas & Shores

Share the beach

A day at the beach is a vacation for most people. Residents and tourists alike travel to North Carolina beaches throughout the year to swim, fish or just stroll down the strand.

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News & Updates

North Carolina is for the Birds During the Great Backyard Bird Count
Citizen Science

North Carolina is for the Birds During the Great Backyard Bird Count

The GBBC is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada. Learn about Audubon’s Great Backyard Bird Count.

Enjoy A Living Bird Feeder with Little Bluestem
Native Plant Profiles

Enjoy A Living Bird Feeder with Little Bluestem

Planting Little Bluestem in your yard is like planting a living bird feeder. Learn more about this plant featured on our 2016 Bird-Friendly Native Plant of the Year list.

A River Birch Oasis
Native Plant Profiles

A River Birch Oasis

If you have space to plant just one tree to feed your birds, you can’t go wrong with the River Birch, one of our 2016 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year.

Climate

UPDATE: Audubon Works to Strengthen NC’s Emissions Reductions Plan

Audubon NC has submitted comments to strengthen the the state’s emissions reduction plan for power plants to better protect the birds we love.

Research Shows Massive Black Rail Population Decline
Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary And Audubon Center In Corolla

Research Shows Massive Black Rail Population Decline

The Audubon Sanctuary served as a site for researchers to measure the health of Black Rail populations and examine potential strongholds along the coast.

19 Years and Counting: The Great Backyard Bird Count Returns This Weekend
Media Releases

19 Years and Counting: The Great Backyard Bird Count Returns This Weekend

The Great Backyard Bird Count is a great way for people of all ages and backgrounds to connect with nature and show some love for birds Valentine’s Day weekend.

2016 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year List
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

2016 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year List

The 2016 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year list is here! Download it now.

Celebrating Three Years of Bird-Friendly Communities
Bird-Friendly Communities

Celebrating Three Years of Bird-Friendly Communities

January 2016 marks THREE YEARS of Bird-Friendly Communities - an initiative of Audubon working to drive growth leading to long-term conservation success for NC birds.

Sweetbay Magnolia: Adding Life to Your Garden
Native Plant Profiles

Sweetbay Magnolia: Adding Life to Your Garden

The Sweetbay Magnolia is among our Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year for 2016. Find this and other plants at your local participating retailer.

Cardinal Flower: A Hummingbird Magnet
Native Plant Profiles

Cardinal Flower: A Hummingbird Magnet

Attract Ruby-throated Hummingbirds to your yard with this bird-friendly native plant now available with participating retailers.