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

Winston-Salem Journal: Adding bird-friendly native plants helps everyone
In The News

Winston-Salem Journal: Adding bird-friendly native plants helps everyone

Providing the right kind of plants and elements in your landscape allows birds the three basic winter essentials: food, water and shelter.

Goodbye Nandina, Hello Spicebush
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Goodbye Nandina, Hello Spicebush

Make big strides to increase the number of bird-friendly native plants in your community. Ask city and county governments to use more plants from the Bird-Friendly Native Plants list.

Small Actions = Big Impact for Nuthatches
Bird-Friendly Communities

Small Actions = Big Impact for Nuthatches

In just two years, Audubon North Carolina’s network of supporters met a goal to install 10,000 nest boxes for nuthatches across the state.

Help Winter Birds with a Deadhead
Bird-Friendly Communities

Help Winter Birds with a Deadhead

We are giving you a reason not to deadhead your flowers this fall. Just tell everyone it’s for the birds!

50 Plants for Where You Live
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

50 Plants for Where You Live

Download specific plant lists for where you live.

Why Go Native for Birds
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Why Go Native for Birds

Native plants play a very important role in providing the food birds need to survive and thrive.

How to Make Your Yard Bird-Friendly
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

How to Make Your Yard Bird-Friendly

Grow a beautiful garden that provides a safe haven for birds in the face of climate change

Summer Daydreams of Planting a Fall Bird Garden
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Summer Daydreams of Planting a Fall Bird Garden

It’s hot. It’s steamy. Planting your bird garden right now is not a good idea. Find new ways to spend the summer preparing your garden for fall planting season.

Happy Hummers Get Wild for White Flowers
Native Plant Profiles

Happy Hummers Get Wild for White Flowers

With its white blossoms, Virginia Sweetspire might not look like a hummingbird magnet, but you can bet it is!

National Audubon Society Receives $36,900 Grant from Wells Fargo-NFWF to Support Native Plants project
Media Releases

National Audubon Society Receives $36,900 Grant from Wells Fargo-NFWF to Support Native Plants project

— Part of $100 million effort to support local environmental nonprofits

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