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Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Photo: Jim Guyton

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Meet the 2018 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Meet the 2018 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year

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

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Find the Best Plants for Birds in Your Zip Code
Bird-Friendly Communities

Find the Best Plants for Birds in Your Zip Code

Discover the best bird-friendly native plants in your area by entering your zip code into Audubon's national database!

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Expanding Bird-Friendly Renewable Energy
Advocacy

Expanding Bird-Friendly Renewable Energy

Responsibly sited wind, solar and other renewable energy resources can help ensure the protection of our birds by providing cleaner air and water, and lessening the impact of pollution on the places birds need.

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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.

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Audubon Projects for Scouts – Our Birds Need YOU!
Conservation

Audubon Projects for Scouts – Our Birds Need YOU!

Calling all scouts looking for projects – from troop volunteer opportunities to Eagle Scout and Gold Award projects!

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Priority Bird Profile: Black Skimmer
Coast

Priority Bird Profile: Black Skimmer

The skimmer is also one of the only birds to have a lower mandible that is longer than its upper mandible. This enables the skimming behavior that earned them their name.

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Foresters Gather for Training to Learn Bird-Friendly Techniques
Forestry Trainings

Foresters Gather for Training to Learn Bird-Friendly Techniques

At our highly successful “Foresters for the Birds” workshop, foresters received hands-on training to help them achieve forest health while also benefitting birds!

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Pisgah Natl Forest_Jeff Gunn_Flickr CC

Pisgah Natl Forest. Photo: Jeff Gunn/Flickr CC

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Midseason Coastal Nesting Update
Coast

Midsummer Beach Nesting Update

The year began with a cold spring, but has so far been generally successful for terns, oystercatchers and skimmers thanks to the absence of major storms or human distubance events.

Local Students Discover the Wonders of Birds
Chapters

Local Students Discover the Wonder of Birds

This experiential learning project by Cape Fear Audubon Society brings new and exciting facts about birds to 4th grade students across Brunswick County.

2018 “Short Session” Legislative Wrap-up
Advocacy

2018 “Short Session” Legislative Wrap-up

Audubon has made significant progress on our legislative priorities this year, due in large part to the growing sophistication of our Ambassador program and grassroots engagement.

Priority Bird Profile: Black Skimmer
Coast

Priority Bird Profile: Black Skimmer

The skimmer is also one of the only birds to have a lower mandible that is longer than its upper mandible. This enables the skimming behavior that earned them their name.

Governor's Western Residence Blooms
Bird-Friendly Communities

Governor's Western Residence Blooms

After the bird-friendly garden in Raleigh was revealed last fall, the First Lady and Governor invited Audubon to refresh to Governor's Western Residence in Asheville!

You're Invited: Chapter Day 2018
Bird-Friendly Communities

You're Invited: Chapter Day 2018

All Audubon North Carolina chapter members, Audubon Ambassadors, and those interested in creating hubs of Audubon action in North Carolina are invited to our annual Chapter Day at the North Carolina Zoo.

Birds Nest in Odd Places!
Birds

Birds Nest in Odd Places

Birds are adaptable and often the cycle of nest-building and egg-laying happens pretty fast, so you never know what you might find, or when...

"No Plastic Picnic" Wipes Out Waste
Bird-Friendly Communities

"No Plastic Picnic" Wipes Out Waste!

At Mecklenburg Audubon Society's annual picnic, members ditched plastic utensils, disposable bags, and straws in favor of plates and cups from home.

Priority Bird Profile: Great Egret
Coast

Priority Bird Profile: Great Egret

The symbol of the National Audubon Society, Great Egrets were nearly wiped out by plume hunters in the United States during the late 1800s. Learn where to find them, how to help them, and more in this Priority Bird Profile.

Old Homestead Seeds Change
GWWA Conservation - Working Lands

Old Homestead Seeds Change

"Since I’ve owned my property I’ve been looking for ways to benefit wildlife," explains Broadwell. "I want to make it a more interesting and attractive place for myself and the animals that depend on it."