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

What monsters are lurking in your yard?
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

What monsters are lurking in your yard?

This Halloween, go on an invasive plant hunt and eliminate these nasty plants from your yard.

Meet the 2018 Bird-Friendly Dirty Dozen
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Meet the 2018 Bird-Friendly Dirty Dozen

Meet your Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year for 2018!

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
Donate

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.

How you can help, right now