Putting Working Lands to Work for Birds and People

Working Lands

Photo: Aimee Tomcho

Audubon has crafted a collaborative approach to forest management to restore habitats for birds and wildlife in Western North Carolina. By developing partnerships, training opportunities, management plans and demonstration sites Putting Working Lands to Work for Birds and People is providing landowners with the tools to enhance their property in cost-effective ways while supporting struggling populations of priority bird species.

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More on Audubon’s Working Lands

Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Patrick Farrell
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Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Patrick Farrell

Meet Patrick Farrell, Audubon North Carolina partner and NC Wildlife Resources Commission professional biologist assisting Audubon landowners in habitat restoration efforts to benefit the imperiled Golden-winged Warbler.

Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Russ Oates
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Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Russ Oates

Russ is an active volunteer in Audubon North Carolina’s Working Lands program. By participating in our volunteer training program in the mountains, he learned how to survey for and identify Golden-winged Warbler habitat to help ongoing restoration efforts for the priority species.

Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Bob Repoley
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Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Bob Repoley

Our volunteers help lay the groundwork for Audubon NC to identify and engage private landowners in habitat restoration for priority species including the Golden-winged Warbler.

Help Unlock New Secrets – Become a Citizen Scientist
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Help Unlock New Secrets – Become a Citizen Scientist

Citizen science data helps unlock new secrets every day about the birds we love making conservation success stories possible.

New Volunteer Team Meets in the Mountains
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New Volunteer Team Meets in the Mountains

A group of 15 volunteers gathers in in Burnsville to learn more about how to help restore habitat for the Golden-winged Warbler.

Wintering with Warblers in Nicaragua
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Wintering with Warblers in Nicaragua

Early this year, Curtis Smalling visited our partners in Nicaragua to continue work to study Golden-winged Warblers and protect their wintering habitats.

GWWA Workshop Presentations
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GWWA Workshop Presentations

Read great presentations from the last GWWA Working Group Summit.

Landowners Meet For the Golden-wings
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Landowners Meet For the Golden-wings

For the last decade, Audubon NC has been a leader in the conservation of the Golden-winged and the GWW working group.

A Guide to Fall Migration in the Mountains and Piedmont
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A Guide to Fall Migration in the Mountains and Piedmont

Migration season has arrived, and NC’s mountain birds are on the move!

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