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What Happens to Pelicans When It Freezes?
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What Happens to Pelicans When It Freezes?

While most of North Carolina’s Brown Pelicans migrate south, some remain in the state throughout the (typically milder) coastal winter. When temperatures dip below freezing, however, it's important to know how to help birds in need.

Why Bottomland Hardwood Forests Matter to Landbird Migration
Forest Legacy Landbird Project

Why Bottomland Hardwood Forests Matter to Landbird Migration

Audubon’s Forest Landbird Legacy Program’s Eastern Forests initiative is an innovative program that enables landowners and foresters to help support birds that depend on forested landscapes along the Atlantic Flyway.

Oyster Reef Project Underway on the Lower Cape Fear River
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Oyster Reef Project Underway on the Lower Cape Fear River

This fall saw the start of Audubon North Carolina’s latest coastal project, an effort to restore oyster reefs on the Lower Cape Fear River.

NC Forever: A Partnership to Conserve North Carolina’s Lands and Waters
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NC Forever Unites Around Conservation

NC Forever is an unconventional partnership of businesses and nonprofit organizations that share a commitment to the conservation of our state’s lands and waters.

First Lady Kristin Cooper Reveals a Bird and Pollinator-Friendly Garden at the Executive Mansion
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First Lady Kristin Cooper Reveals a Bird and Pollinator-Friendly Garden at the Executive Mansion

"As someone who loves birds, gardening and our natural environment, I wanted the Executive Mansion native plant garden to be a model for those interested in supporting birds and wildlife in their own backyards,” said the First Lady.

Assessing How Shoreline Change Impacts Nesting Waterbirds
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Assessing How Shoreline Change Impacts Nesting Waterbirds

In certain areas along the shoreline in front of a Battery Island nesting colony, erosion is causing vegetation to die back. Here, we assess the extent of this shoreline change and determine how it may impact nesting waterbirds.

A 215-Acre Mountaintop Getaway Now Offers Space for Birds
Forest Legacy Landbird Project

A 215-Acre Mountaintop Getaway Now Offers Space for Birds

George and Carole Ford have created a friendly destination for visitors on their working farm, featuring rustic cottages, "pasture pals," and incredible hiking. Now, they have extended their welcome to birds too!

Audubon North Carolina & First Lady Kristin Cooper Build a Bird-Friendly Garden at the Executive Mansion
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Audubon North Carolina & First Lady Kristin Cooper Build a Bird-Friendly Garden at the Executive Mansion

Learn how Audubon North Carolina helped establish a bird and pollinator-friendly garden at the Executive Mansion!

2017 Waterbird Nesting Season Recap
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2017 Waterbird Nesting Season Recap

This year the Lower Cape Fear River sites hosted about 20% of the state’s Great Egrets and Brown Pelicans, over 25% of its Royal Terns, and just over 78% of its White Ibis -- one of the largest concentrations of nesting waterbirds in the state.

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