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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Golden-winged Wonders
Working Lands

Golden-winged Wonders

Join Shelley Rutkin author of "Birding for Life" and Cynthia Donaldson on a day hike with Golden-winged Warblers near Boone, NC.

The Golden-Wing Team Is Back!
Working Lands

The Golden-Wing Team Is Back!

Guest post by Anna Tisdale, a member of the Golden-winged Warbler field team. Anna’s research this season will help Audubon North Carolina’s conservation efforts to protect the birds in Western North Carolina.

Golden-winged Warbler Biologists Plan Training Workshop
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Golden-winged Warbler Biologists Plan Training Workshop

In an effort to further expand the reach of this program, a team of biologists and organizations are developing a training workshop for professional land managers in the Central and Southern Appalachian Conservation Regions to be held this Fall.

Golden-winged Warblers Return to the Mountains
Working Lands

Golden-winged Warblers Return to the Mountains

In North Carolina, GWWA populations have declined an average of 10 percent every year for the past decade. Even more concerning, these warblers have seen a decline of nearly 98 percent in their entire Appalachian region breeding range.

Putting Working Lands to Work for Birds and People
Working Lands

Putting Working Lands to Work for Birds and People

Audubon has crafted a collaborative approach to forest management to restore habitats for birds and wildlife in Western North Carolina.

How you can help, right now