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Read the latest coverage of Audubon North Carolina programs. For media inquiries, contact Mary Alice Holley, 919.864.0428 or email.

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Lumina News: Nesting season opens for feathers and flippers
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Lumina News: Nesting season opens for feathers and flippers

Nesting season kicks off. Beach visitors are often excited to observe the nesting birds and baby chicks.

Asheville Citizen-Times: Audubon looks at how climate change threatens birds
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Asheville Citizen-Times: Audubon looks at how climate change threatens birds

The ever-rising temperature of the Earth's atmosphere linked to a plethora of greenhouse gases is also becoming a serious issue for the bird world.

Charlotte Observer: Christmas Bird Count ends with exciting sights
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Charlotte Observer: Christmas Bird Count ends with exciting sights

Read a recap of the Audubon CBC in Charlotte by Taylor Piephoff.

State Port Pilot: Inaugural Southport NatureFest will feature lectures, displays, tours
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State Port Pilot: Inaugural Southport NatureFest will feature lectures, displays, tours

A presentation by Lindsay Addison will focus on the waterbirds that nest in the Cape Fear region, which include brown pelicans, great egrets and others.

News & Record: From Our Gardens
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News & Record: From Our Gardens

What you plant makes a big difference to wildlife. You can attract birds with native plants that provide food: insects, nectar, berries, nuts and seeds. Providing water, shelter and places to nest will also make your yard bird-friendly.

News & Observer: McCrory requests wind farm buffer off coast
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News & Observer: McCrory requests wind farm buffer off coast

Gov. Pat McCrory’s administration wants to keep offshore wind farms at least 24 nautical miles away from the North Carolina coast. Advocates say doing so would strike a death knell for wind energy off North Carolina.

News & Observer: Help for birds winging their way through NC
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News & Observer: Help for birds winging their way through NC

Eating right is always important when you travel, especially if you are a tiny sparrow or hummingbird flying 2,000 miles across the Gulf of Mexico into the U.S. or Canada. Learn how you can help migrants along their journey.

WNC Magazine: Bird Man
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WNC Magazine: Bird Man

Curtis Smalling of the High Country Audubon Society leads area bird conservation efforts. Read more in this WNC Magazine profile of his work.

Walter Magazine: Audubon’s lights out
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Walter Magazine: Audubon’s lights out

At the end of migration season – birds collected by Lights Out volunteers will be donated to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, home to one of the Southeast’s largest bird collections.

PBS NewsHour: Why Scientists Hope to Protect the Piping Plover's Winter Home
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PBS NewsHour: Why Scientists Hope to Protect the Piping Plover's Winter Home

The NewsHour’s Cat Wise follows a group of researchers as they track and study the piping plover in its winter habitat.

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