Audubon North Carolina

Baltimore Oriole. Photo: Linda Scher/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon North Carolina is a regional office of the National Audubon Society.

From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Outer Banks, Audubon protects birds and the places they need across North Carolina using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation.

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2024 Audubon Advocacy Day: Save the Date!
Advocacy

2024 Audubon Advocacy Day: Save the Date!

Sign up today to receive updates on priority issues and plans for 2024 Advocacy Day on Wednesday, May 22. We'll let you know when registration officially opens.

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Executive Order to Restore and Protect NC’s Natural and Working Lands
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Executive Order to Restore and Protect NC’s Natural and Working Lands

Executive order to conserve and restore 2 million acres of forests and wetlands in North Carolina and plant 1 million new trees in urban areas by 2040.

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Marsh Restoration Projects Take Shape at Audubon’s Pine Island Sanctuary
Coast

Marsh Restoration Projects Take Shape at Audubon’s Pine Island Sanctuary

Pilot projects will test methods for protecting and rebuilding Currituck Sound marshes.

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Executive Order to Restore and Protect NC’s Natural and Working Lands
News

Executive Order to Restore and Protect NC’s Natural and Working Lands

Executive order to conserve and restore 2 million acres of forests and wetlands in North Carolina and plant 1 million new trees in urban areas by 2040.

Trail Cameras Show Perils Facing Oystercatcher Families on the Cape Fear River
News

Trail Cameras Show Perils Facing Oystercatcher Families on the Cape Fear River

Less than a quarter of oystercatcher parents were able to successfully raise chicks on the river last summer. Trail camera footage reveals some of the reasons why.

Expansion of Eastern NC Refuge Would Bring Critical Bird Habitat into Conservation
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Expansion of Eastern NC Refuge Would Bring Critical Bird Habitat into Conservation

Audubon and our members backed the proposed expansion of a refuge that supports the highest density of nesting birds in our state.

Flock Together for the Great Backyard Bird Count
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Flock Together for the Great Backyard Bird Count

Share the joy of birding with others during this global event.

Behind the Gates: Winter at Pine Island
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Behind the Gates: Winter at Pine Island

There’s more to winter at Pine Island than cold weather and waterfowl. Join award-winning photographer Bryan Putnam for a tour.

Your Guide to the Sights and Songs of North Carolina’s Overwintering Birds
Birds

Your Guide to the Sights and Songs of North Carolina’s Overwintering Birds

Winter is a great time to catch a glimpse of unique winter residents as well as some familiar favorites right in your backyard.

Looking Back at a Decade of Building Bird-friendly Communities
Bird-Friendly Communities

Looking Back at a Decade of Building Bird-friendly Communities

14,000 nest boxes, 40 swift towers, dozens of Lights Out and native plants initiatives, and much more.

Top Wins for Birds in 2023
News

Top Wins for Birds in 2023

The work of Audubon’s dedicated staff and members reached new heights for birds and people in North Carolina.

Audubon Invites Volunteers to Join the 124th Christmas Bird Count
Community Science

Audubon Invites Volunteers to Join the 124th Christmas Bird Count

The longest-running bird census provides important data for scientists and conservationists worldwide.

Marsh Restoration Projects Take Shape at Audubon’s Pine Island Sanctuary
Coast

Marsh Restoration Projects Take Shape at Audubon’s Pine Island Sanctuary

Pilot projects will test methods for protecting and rebuilding Currituck Sound marshes.