Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary and Audubon Center in Corolla

Research Application for Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla

Research Application for Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla

Learn more about how to apply to conduct research at the Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla.
A Secluded Outer Banks Experience

A Secluded Outer Banks Experience

— The Sanctuary in Corolla recently hosted students from the University of North Carolina’s Coastal Studies Institute Outer Banks Field Site Program.
A Win-Win for Research and Conservation

A Win-Win for Research and Conservation

— Mark Stanback, PhD, Davidson College Professor of Biology chose the Sanctuary for his latest monitoring project. Learn how he's compiling data from Tree Swallow nest boxes.
Aerial Views of Pine Island

Aerial Views of Pine Island

— Chip Hemingway, an architect working on the Master Site Plan for the Sanctuary, has been able to blend his two passions: to create both art and architecture.
Stroll Through the Upgraded Nature Trail

Stroll Through the Upgraded Nature Trail

— This winter, work will be done to make the Sanctuary Nature Trail in Corolla more accessible and informative.
Exploring Nature and History in the Outer Banks

Exploring Nature and History in the Outer Banks

— The Sanctuary staff was excited to partner with Wings Over Water to offer festival goers an intimate nature experience through guided tours.
Spring Break for Good

Spring Break for Good

— Twenty-four student volunteers flocked to the Outer Banks as part of the University of Akron’s 2015 Alternative Spring Break Trip.
Phase 1 of the Future Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary and Audubon Center

Phase 1 of the Future Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary and Audubon Center

The birds and wildlife have been here for centuries and now ambitious planning at the Sanctuary and Audubon Center in Corolla will bring researchers from across the country to unlock its conservation secrets.
Conservation Inspires Art and Education

Conservation Inspires Art and Education

— Inspired by the region’s famed waterfowl and long-standing tradition of hunting with wooden decoys, Hitnes created a large-scale mural on the Sanctuary’s boathouse.
Audubon Sanctuary Public Education Programs Summer 2015

Audubon Sanctuary Public Education Programs Summer 2015

— This summer, the Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary and Audubon Center in Corolla invites visitors to enjoy the birds and wildlife by land and by water with daily programs and events open to the public.