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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 Conservation - 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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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.

Foresters for the Bottomland Birds
Forestry Trainings

Foresters for the Bottomland Birds

Our 3rd "Foresters for the Birds" workshop at Jones Lake State Park brought together over 40 foresters and land managers to learn how to manage bottomland hardwood forests for birds.

Midseason Coastal Nesting Update
Coast

Midsummer Beach Nesting Update

The year began with a cold spring, but has so far been generally successful for terns, oystercatchers and skimmers thanks to the absence of major storms or human distubance events.

Local Students Discover the Wonders of Birds
Chapters

Local Students Discover the Wonder of Birds

This experiential learning project by Cape Fear Audubon Society brings new and exciting facts about birds to 4th grade students across Brunswick County.

2018 “Short Session” Legislative Wrap-up
Advocacy

2018 “Short Session” Legislative Wrap-up

Audubon has made significant progress on our legislative priorities this year, due in large part to the growing sophistication of our Ambassador program and grassroots engagement.

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.

Governor's Western Residence Blooms
Bird-Friendly Communities

Governor's Western Residence Blooms

After the bird-friendly garden in Raleigh was revealed last fall, the First Lady and Governor invited Audubon to refresh to Governor's Western Residence in Asheville!

You're Invited: Chapter Day 2018
Bird-Friendly Communities

You're Invited: Chapter Day 2018

All Audubon North Carolina chapter members, Audubon Ambassadors, and those interested in creating hubs of Audubon action in North Carolina are invited to our annual Chapter Day at the North Carolina Zoo.

Birds Nest in Odd Places!
Birds

Birds Nest in Odd Places

Birds are adaptable and often the cycle of nest-building and egg-laying happens pretty fast, so you never know what you might find, or when...