Chapters

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Casual bird watchers. Lifelong birders. Impassioned advocates for our natural heritage.  Members of Audubon North Carolina's ten local chapters are as diverse as the geographic regions they represent. Chapter members embody  the simple enjoyment of birds and the projects that help preserve them.

There is something for everyone.

North Carolina Chapters

Mecklenburg Audubon Society: Charlotte metro area

T. Gilbert Pearson Audubon Society: Guildford County

Forsyth Audubon: Forsyth County

New Hope Audubon Society: Chatham, Durham and Orange counties

Wake Audubon Society: Wake County

Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society: Buncombe, Henderson, and surrounding counties in the mountains of Western NC

Highlands Plateau Audubon Society: Highlands, Cashiers, Franklin, and Scaly Mountain in Western NC

Cape Fear Audubon Society: Brunswick, Pender, New Hanover and Onslow counties

High Country Audubon Society: Avery, Ashe, Alleghany, Watauga, and Wilkes counties

Chapter Resources
Chapters

Chapter Resources

For many Audubon programs, chapter leaders are provided with communications resources including program contacts, talking points and social media content.

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Get Involved with your Local Chapter
Chapters

Get Involved with your Local Chapter

Lifelong birders. Impassioned activists. Plant-lovers. Members of Audubon North Carolina’s nine local chapters are as diverse as the geographic regions they represent.

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Chapter of the Month
Chapters

Chapter of the Month

Audubon North Carolina works with 10 chapters across North Carolina. Each chapter works at the local level on bird conservation issues, holds a monthly meeting and conducts numerous field trips and programs.

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Meet our Chapters

Latest Chapter Updates

New Hope Audubon’s Guide to a Bird-Friendly Backyard
Bird-Friendly Communities

New Hope Audubon’s Guide to a Bird-Friendly Backyard

Through their Bird-Friendly Habitat Certification Program, New Hope Audubon Society (NHAS) is working to restore native habitats by helping residents in Orange, Durham and Chatham counties take steps to make their property bird-friendlier.

Brightening the Greensboro Bog Garden
Bird-Friendly Communities

Brightening the Greensboro Bog Garden

Members of the T. Gilbert Pearson Audubon Society in Greensboro are removing exotic, invasive plants at the local public “Bog Garden” at Benjamin Park—and replacing them with bird-friendly native species.

Join a "Swift Night Out" Event Across North Carolina
Events

Join a "Swift Night Out" Event Across North Carolina

Experience a unique migration phenomenon. Join one of our local chapters for a Chimney Swift roosting viewing party.

Celebrating Success at Chapter/Network Day 2017
News

Celebrating Success at Chapter/Network Day 2017

Passionate chapter leaders and Ambassadors shared their insights and ideas for building the Audubon network’s capacity in 2018 and beyond!

Join 2017 Audubon North Carolina Chapter Day at the Zoo!
Volunteer

Join 2017 Chapter Day at the Zoo!

Audubon NC chapter members, Audubon Ambassadors, and those interested in creating hubs of Audubon action in North Carolina are invited to join.

Join a free bird walk near you this spring
News

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!

Chapter of the Month: Forsyth Audubon - Citizen Science at Bethabara
Centers And Chapters

Chapter of the Month: Forsyth Audubon - Citizen Science at Bethabara

Over several years, citizen scientists document the changes seen in urban and suburban bird populations.

Chapter of the Month: Forsyth Audubon - Yadkin Nature Trail Now Open
Centers And Chapters

Chapter of the Month: Forsyth Audubon - Yadkin Nature Trail Now Open

The Yadkin River Nature Trail at Tanglewood Park officially opened June 10, 2015, with a ceremony for local officials and other invited guests.

Chapter of the Month: Mecklenburg Audubon Society supports coffee conservation for birds
Chapter Of The Month

Chapter of the Month: Mecklenburg Audubon Society supports coffee conservation for birds

Learn how the coffee you drink can help protect wintering habitats of many priority species.

How you can help, right now