Conservation

Bird-Friendly Communities

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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

Build Your Own Chimney Swift Tower
Bird-Friendly Communities

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
Bird-Friendly Communities

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.

Two Towers Welcome Swifts to Black Mountain
Bird-Friendly Communities

Two Towers Welcome Swifts to Black Mountain

Town of Black Mountain constructs two chimney swift towers for local bird populations.

Saving Our Birds Kicks off in the Triangle
Conservation

Saving Our Birds Kicks off in the Triangle

Saving Our Birds will feature a series of programs and events to inspire awareness and understanding of NC native birds and empower people to help conserve the habitats they need to thrive.

Leading Conservation – Bird Friendly Communities
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Leading Conservation – Bird Friendly Communities

When Audubon raises its voice for the birds of North Carolina, people listen. It took only two years to create 10,000 new homes for nuthatches. Donate to support our next effort.

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.

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