Birds

Build Your Own Chimney Swift Tower

Build Your Own Chimney Swift Tower

— Find instructions and tips to build a Chimney Swift Tower in your community.
How Easy It Can Be to Welcome Swifts to Your Home

How Easy It Can Be to Welcome Swifts to Your Home

— Mooresville homeowners uncap their chimney so neighborhood swifts can have a place to roost.
Birding with Kids

Birding with Kids

Birding can be simple, too, and you don't need to know how to identify a single species to help your kids get started.
Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Birds have a unique ability to inspire and delight us. Learn about how to best watch feathered friends.
Answers to common questions about birds

Answers to common questions about birds

Check out our answers to the most common bird questions we receive.

Conservation groups defend Cape Hatteras National Seashore

— New National Park Service rule protects visitors & wildlife, allows responsible beach driving
Statement from Conservation Groups on CHAPA Lawsuit Against Rules for Responsible Beach Driving in Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Statement from Conservation Groups on CHAPA Lawsuit Against Rules for Responsible Beach Driving in Cape Hatteras National Seashore

February 10, 2012—The following is a statement from Audubon North Carolina, Defenders of Wildlife and the Southern Environmental Law Center: “We’re disappointed that some beach driving enthusiasts quickly filed suit against beach driving rules that would protect pedestrians and nesting and young sea turtles and birds within Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
National Park Service finally issues rules for responsible beach driving in Cape Hatteras

National Park Service finally issues rules for responsible beach driving in Cape Hatteras

On January 20, 2012, the National Park Service announced new rules to manage off-road vehicles at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.