Conservation

Bird-Friendly Communities

Photo: Will Stuart

Most Americans live in urban or suburban areas.  Audubon’s Bird-Friendly Communities initiative shows citizens  how taking small actions where they live and work can add up to real conservation impact for birds. Learn more about our Bird-Friendly Communties.

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Bird-Friendly Community Posts

Elect The Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year
Bird-Friendly Communities

Elect The Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year

Help finalize our 2018 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year list by casting your vote! Our native plant experts have complied a list of NC native plant candidates, and now it’s up to YOU to vote for the winners.

Plant Fringe Tree for Three-Season Appeal
Native Plant Profiles

Plant Fringe Tree for Three-Season Appeal

Plant a Fringe Tree to have a three-season stunner in your bird-friendly backyard.

Communities Come Together to Benefit Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Communities Come Together to Benefit Birds

Two Planting Events Provide Bird-Friendly Gardens for Citizens to Enjoy.

Make Your Chimney Swift-Friendly
Bird-Friendly Communities

Make Your Chimney Swift-Friendly

Every chimney makes a difference to helping the Chimney Swift. Find out how taking simple steps to make your chimney bird-friendly will help replace disappearing nesting and roosting sites they need.

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.

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.

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