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Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Photo: Jim Guyton

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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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Help Us Save the Sweet Song of this Wandering Warbler
Bird-Friendly Communities

Help Us Save the Sweet Song of this Wandering Warbler

2017 - the year of the Prothonotary Warbler, help us save this priority bird!

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360 Degrees of Adventure at Audubon NC’s Pine Island Sanctuary
Eco-Friendly Habitat Management

360 Degrees of Adventure at Pine Island Sanctuary

Click up! Click down! Click all around! Take this special behind-the-scenes tour of Audubon NC's Pine Island Sanctuary.

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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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Wainwright Island Gets New Sand... and Birds!
Coast

Wainwright Island Gets New Sand... and Birds!

Manmade dredged-material islands are vital for the state’s populations of Royal and Sandwich terns.

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The Sweet Smell of a Successful Forestry Project
GWWA 101 - Working Lands

The Sweet Smell of a Successful Forestry Project

Nothing is wasted at this former Christmas-tree farm site, where Golden-winged Warblers are now breeding and an essential-oils company is brewing a Fraser Fir aromatic.

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Pisgah Natl Forest_Jeff Gunn_Flickr CC

Pisgah Natl Forest. Photo: Jeff Gunn/Flickr CC

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Coastal BioTech Anna Parot Returns to Lea-Hutaff
Coast

Coastal BioTech Anna Parot Returns to Lea-Hutaff

Anna Parot has returned to Audubon NC for a second summer supporting American Oystercatchers on Lea-Hutaff island.

Nest Watch in 360: Pelicans, Terns and Ibis
Coast

Watch the Action: Cape Fear River Nesting Season

Experience a literal bird’s eye view of nesting season on the Lower Cape Fear River sanctuary islands in our new series of interactive 360-degree videos!

Bird-Friendly Gardening for Authentic Learning
Bird-Friendly Communities

Bird-Friendly Gardening for Authentic Learning

Last year, Carolina Day School students worked with Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society and Wilde Acre Landscape to create a bird and pollinator-friendly garden. This is their story!

Priority Bird Profile: Piping Plovers
Coast

Priority Bird Profile: Piping Plovers

North Carolina is the only state where Piping Plovers are found as both breeding and wintering birds – meaning they inhabit the coast year-round! Learn where to find them, how to help them, and more in this Priority Bird Profile: Piping Plovers.

Help Celebrate Success of Nesting Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Help Celebrate Success of Nesting Birds

By visiting a nest site every 3-4 days, you can collect important data without causing excess disruption.

UNC-W Student Studies Oyster Health on the Lower Cape Fear River
Conservation

UNC-W Student Studies Oyster Health on the Lower Cape Fear River

Alexis Marti is a master’s student at UNC-W. She is working with her advisor, Troy Alphin, to assess oyster health on the Lower Cape Fear River as part of Audubon North Carolina’s oyster reef enhancement project.

We’re Nuts About These Bird-Friendly Native Plants
Bird-Friendly Communities

We’re Nuts About These Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Nuts and seeds are a very important source of fat for birds as they help keep their skin and feathers healthy. Check out these four species from our 2018 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year list!

How We Made an Impact in 2017
News

How We Made an Impact in 2017

655 new landowners engaged, 300 foresters trained, 16,000 individuals and volunteers building Bird-Friendly Communities -- these are just some of the ways Audubon North Carolina made an impact in 2017.

Sweeten Up Your Backyard With These Native Nectar Plants
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Sweeten Up Your Backyard With These Native Nectar Plants

Nectar is a sweet treat that provides essential nutrients for one of our most recognizable backyard birds - the hummingbird! Find the best native nectar-producing plants for birds here.

Letter to the Editor: "For the Birds"
News

Letter to the Editor: "For the Birds"

This opinion piece about properly siting wind projects was originally published by The News & Observer as a featured "Letter to the Editor." Bald Eagle. Photo: Dennis Schroeder and John de la Rosa/NREL/FlickrCC