2020 Audubon North Carolina Summit Postponed

POSTPONED UNTIL FALL | Charlotte, North Carolina

Prothonotary Warbler. Photo: Michael Witt/Audubon Photography Awards


In an effort to do our part and slow the spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina, we have decided to postpone the upcoming Audubon North Carolina Summit until the fall, when birds will once again begin migration.

The good news is that we can still enjoy birds as they return to North Carolina this spring, even from the comfort of our homes. In the spirit of brightening our days in these challenging times, please join us for a series of virtual field trips on Saturday, April 18.

Some details are below. Stay tuned for more, as well as information on the rescheduled summit next fall in Charlotte. We’re working with local hosts Mecklenburg Audubon Society on logistics and will post the dates here as soon as they are confirmed.

Fundamentals of Effective and Winning Advocacy Campaigns

1 – 4 PM Friday, April 17, 2020 | PRESENTERS: Erin Meade, Maddox Wolfe, National Audubon Society Campaigns Team; Elizabeth Seidel, ClearPath Action Government Affairs Associate. https://audubon.zoom.us/meeting/register/uZEod--srDsjID0TaHJMoabGPo6L-_a2Uw

Virtual Field Trip – Spring Migration

Live streaming on Saturday, April 18, 2020 via Facebook Live | We’re working out the itinerary now. Sign up to get updates on where we’ll travel virtually and what we’ll see!

NOTE: The “Become a Plants for Birds PRO in Your Community” with John Rowden, Senior Director of Bird-Friendly Communities, National Audubon Society, is postponed until the fall Summit. We are not planning to offer a webinar version in April. Registration will open when Summit registration opens.

Summit Information:

Join us in the Queen City for Audubon North Carolina’s biennial convention designed to bring together our network of dedicated chapter leaders, campus leaders, volunteers, soon-to-be volunteers, and partners from across the state. This can’t-miss event will feature an array of inspiring speakers, in-depth workshops, exciting field trips, and the camaraderie and networking opportunities that only the Audubon North Carolina Summit can provide.

North Carolina’s largest city, Charlotte is a vibrant, birdy place to gather, learn, network, and, yes, go birding (the Queen City has plenty of 15-warbler hotspots!). But you don’t have to be obsessed with birds to have a great time; many field trips focus more on gardens and rare native plants. Mecklenburg Audubon Society members are excited to welcome the entire Audubon North Carolina network to Charlotte.

  • Hear from inspiring speakers.
  • Enjoy exciting field trips and birding adventures. 
  • Make new friends and share ideas about ways to help birds.


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Summit Program
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Summit Program

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