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Audubon North Carolina protects our birds and the places they need

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Learn about the different ways you can make a gift to Audubon North Carolina.

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Find the Best Plants for Birds in Your Zip Code
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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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360 Degrees of Adventure at Audubon NC’s Pine Island Sanctuary
Eco-Friendly Habitat Management

360 Degrees of Adventure at Pine Island Sanctuary

Click up! Click down! Click all around! Take this special behind-the-scenes tour of Audubon NC's Pine Island Sanctuary.

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Help Us Save the Sweet Song of this Wandering Warbler
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Help Us Save the Sweet Song of this Wandering Warbler

2017 - the year of the Prothonotary Warbler, help us save this priority bird!

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How We Made an Impact in 2016
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How We Made an Impact in 2016

550 volunteers, 3000 coastal birds, 130 private landowners: this is how Audubon North Carolina made a big impact on birds, wildlife, and human beings in 2016.

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Audubon Projects for Scouts – Our Birds Need YOU!
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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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Wainwright Island Gets New Sand... and Birds!
Coast

Wainwright Island Gets New Sand... and Birds!

Manmade dredged-material islands are vital for the state’s populations of Royal and Sandwich terns.

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The Sweet Smell of a Successful Forestry Project
GWWA 101 - Working Lands

The Sweet Smell of a Successful Forestry Project

Nothing is wasted at this former Christmas-tree farm site, where Golden-winged Warblers are now breeding and an essential-oils company is brewing a Fraser Fir aromatic.

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Pisgah Natl Forest_Jeff Gunn_Flickr CC

Pisgah Natl Forest. Photo: Jeff Gunn/Flickr CC

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Environmental Stewards from the Start
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Environmental Stewards from the Start

Conservationists Mark and Robin Prak work to ensure we "leave things in the same or better shape than we found them.”

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!

Local Farmers Use Horses to Restore GWWA Habitat
GWWA Conservation - Working Lands

Local Farmers Use Horses to Restore GWWA Habitat

Allie and Louis employed tree removal using horses, and created gaps in the forest canopy, to encourage continued growth of the vegetation cover GWWAs need to breed.

Your Morning Coffee Can Now Support Birds
Eco-Friendly Habitat Management

Your Morning Coffee Can Now Support Birds

“Shade Grown Coffee Supports Migratory Birds” is the new badge of honor for local coffee shops and roasters in Asheville and soon, across the state of North Carolina.

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!

Join a free bird walk near you this spring
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Join a free bird walk near you this spring

Audubon chapters across the state are hosting free bird walks from May-June. Come join us!

Tweet to Help Audubon Win!
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Tweet to Help Audubon Win!

As a part of its Hike NC initiative, Blue Cross NC will donate a percentage of $100k to Audubon NC! All you have to do is vote for us using #VOTEAudubonNC and tag @BCBSNC.

Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary Calls to Chimney Swifts
Bird-Friendly Communities

Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary Calls to Chimney Swifts

Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society in Asheville hopes to see Chimney Swifts roosting in their new tower at Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary comes fall. "I’ve seen 3-5,000 go into a single chimney!” describes President Tom Tribble.

Surveying the Presence of the Declining Golden-winged Warbler
GWWA Conservation - Working Lands

Surveying the Presence of the Declining Golden-winged Warbler

A secretive bird, Golden-winged Warblers tend to go undetected in standard point count surveys, so we use a method that can detect their presence more accurately.

A Little Sign Goes a Long Way
Bird-Friendly Communities

A Little Sign Goes a Long Way

Adding a "Plants for Birds" sign to your native plant garden will help spread the word to your friends and neighbors that your community is bird-friendly!