About Us

We protect birds and the places that matter to them.

With a century of conservation history in North Carolina, Audubon strives to conserve and restore the habitats we share with all wildlife, focusing on the needs of birds.

Our History
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Our History

The mission of the National Audubon Society's North Carolina State Office is to help conserve and restore the North Carolina habitats we share with all wildlife, focusing on the needs of birds.

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Staff & Office Locations
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Staff & Office Locations

Find our mailing address and staff contact listings.

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Our Board
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Our Board

Meet our volunteer board.

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Annual Reports
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Annual Reports

Download the Audubon NC Annual Reports.

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Newsletters
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Newsletters

Our newsletter is now printed three times a year, and is delivered to members of the National Audubon Society living in North Carolina.

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E-News
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E-News

Audubon NC publishes a monthly e-newsletter with updates on our conservation work around the state and info about upcoming events.

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Meet Our Staff

Protecting Land Birds Across North Carolina
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Protecting Land Birds Across North Carolina

Meet Curtis Smalling. Curtis ensures North Carolina’s birds are protected throughout their entire annual life cycle.

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Leading the Way for Birds and Climate
Climate

Leading the Way for Birds and Climate

Meet Greg Andeck. Greg is tackling climate change in North Carolina – now the No. 1 threat to hundreds of North Carolina bird species.

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Preserving A Place for All Birds to Thrive
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Preserving A Place for All Birds to Thrive

Meet Center Director Robbie Fearn. Robbie oversees our conservation work engaging citizens and scientists on the importance of preserving bird habitats on the Outer Banks.

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Finding The Reward In Helping Birds Thrive
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Finding The Reward In Helping Birds Thrive

Meet Lindsay Addison. Lindsay works on the ground to manage, monitor, and protect coastal birds in North Carolina and beyond.

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Building Bird-Friendly Communities
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Building Bird-Friendly Communities

Meet Kim Brand. With Audubon, Kim is engaging citizens across North Carolina to take actions that help birds thrive where we all live, in cities and towns.

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Integrating Biological Study with Practical Management
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Integrating Biological Study with Practical Management

Meet Aimee Tomcho. For Aimee, being a conservation biologist means integrating traditional biological study with practical management techniques.

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Fostering Connections Among People and Programs
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Fostering Connections Among People and Programs

Meet Tatum Isenberger. Tatum works to connect conservationists with environmental projects that will have a lasting impact on North Carolina's birds.

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Latest News

Coastal BioTech Anna Parot Returns to Lea-Hutaff
Coast

Coastal BioTech Anna Parot Returns to Lea-Hutaff

Anna Parot has returned to Audubon NC for a second summer supporting American Oystercatchers on Lea-Hutaff island.

Nest Watch in 360: Pelicans, Terns and Ibis
Coast

Watch the Action: Cape Fear River Nesting Season

Experience a literal bird’s eye view of nesting season on the Lower Cape Fear River sanctuary islands in our new series of interactive 360-degree videos!

Bird-Friendly Gardening for Authentic Learning
Bird-Friendly Communities

Bird-Friendly Gardening for Authentic Learning

Last year, Carolina Day School students worked with Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society and Wilde Acre Landscape to create a bird and pollinator-friendly garden. This is their story!

Priority Bird Profile: Piping Plovers
Coast

Priority Bird Profile: Piping Plovers

North Carolina is the only state where Piping Plovers are found as both breeding and wintering birds – meaning they inhabit the coast year-round! Learn where to find them, how to help them, and more in this Priority Bird Profile: Piping Plovers.

UNC-W Student Studies Oyster Health on the Lower Cape Fear River
Conservation

UNC-W Student Studies Oyster Health on the Lower Cape Fear River

Alexis Marti is a master’s student at UNC-W. She is working with her advisor, Troy Alphin, to assess oyster health on the Lower Cape Fear River as part of Audubon North Carolina’s oyster reef enhancement project.

We’re Nuts About These Bird-Friendly Native Plants
Bird-Friendly Communities

We’re Nuts About These Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Nuts and seeds are a very important source of fat for birds as they help keep their skin and feathers healthy. Check out these four species from our 2018 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year list!

How We Made an Impact in 2017
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How We Made an Impact in 2017

655 new landowners engaged, 300 foresters trained, 16,000 individuals and volunteers building Bird-Friendly Communities -- these are just some of the ways Audubon North Carolina made an impact in 2017.

Sweeten Up Your Backyard With These Native Nectar Plants
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Sweeten Up Your Backyard With These Native Nectar Plants

Nectar is a sweet treat that provides essential nutrients for one of our most recognizable backyard birds - the hummingbird! Find the best native nectar-producing plants for birds here.

Letter to the Editor: "For the Birds"
News

Letter to the Editor: "For the Birds"

This opinion piece about properly siting wind projects was originally published by The News & Observer as a featured "Letter to the Editor." Bald Eagle. Photo: Dennis Schroeder and John de la Rosa/NREL/FlickrCC

American Oystercatcher Winter Census Flies Over North Carolina
Coast

American Oystercatcher Winter Census Flies Over North Carolina

Audubon North Carolina and fellow members of the American Oystercatcher Working Group conducted the third range-wide winter survey for oystercatchers.

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