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

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
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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
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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
Shared Values: Audubon North Carolina Partners with Communities of Faith
Bird-Friendly Communities

Shared Values: Audubon North Carolina Partners with Communities of Faith

Audubon NC has expanded our reach to include working with communities of faith working with people who have the same passion and energy for the natural world that we do.

Asheville Eagle Scout mobilizes Boy Scouts to help Brown-headed Nuthatches
Bird-Friendly Communities

Asheville Eagle Scout mobilizes Boy Scouts to help Brown-headed Nuthatches

Lead by 14-year old Eagle Scout, David Bennett, Boy Scouts of Troop 91 built 22 nest boxes at the North Carolina Arboretum.

Phlox: A Sweet Addition To Any Woodland Garden
Native Plant Profiles

Phlox: A Sweet Addition To Any Woodland Garden

Plant Eastern Blue Phlox for an evergreen ground cover that adds a burst of spring color to your garden, a sweet fragrance, and attracts hummingbirds.

Plan a Bird-Friendly Earth Day Party!
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Plan a Bird-Friendly Earth Day Party!

Earth Day is right around the corner, what better day to celebrate birds and our lovely planet?!

Bird-Brained Landscape Design
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Bird-Brained Landscape Design

Learn how incorporating bird-friendly practices into architecture and landscape design can have an impact on the birds in your backyard.

Why Bird-Friendly Landscape Architecture Matters
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Why Bird-Friendly Landscape Architecture Matters

Learn how incorporating bird-friendly practices into architecture and landscape design can have an impact on the birds in your backyard.

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