Leading Conservation

Audubon North Carolina protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow.

Least Terns are nesting along the North Carolina coast now, many under the protection of Audubon's Beach Bird Stewards. Photo: Melissa Groo/Audubon Photography Awards

700 Bird-Friendly Native Plants for North Carolina
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

700 Bird-Friendly Native Plants for North Carolina

The list now includes every North Carolina species that appears in Dr. Larry Mellichamp’s “Native Plants of the Southeast: A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 460 Species for the Garden,” as well as all North Carolina Botanical Garden “Wildflower of the Year” plants!

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Advocacy
Advocacy

Advocacy

Issues and policies affecting birds, from bird-friendly renewable energy to ecosystem restoration, clean air and water.

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360 Degrees of Adventure at Audubon NC’s Pine Island Sanctuary
Eco-Friendly Habitat Management

360 Degrees of Adventure at Pine Island Sanctuary

Click up! Click down! Click all around! Take this special behind-the-scenes tour of Audubon NC's Pine Island Sanctuary.

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Weathering Hurricane Dorian
Coast

Weathering Hurricane Dorian

While the storm was tragic for many on the North Carolina coast, our staff and bird habitat made it through unharmed.

Audubon Leaders Organize for the Birds
News

Audubon Leaders Organize for the Birds

Bird advocates share successes, plan for the future at Chapter Day.

Find a "Swift Night Out" Event Near You
Bird-Friendly Communities

Find a "Swift Night Out" Event Near You

Join Audubon members across the state to experience a grand spectacle of fall migration.

North Carolina Recognized at 2019 Audubon Convention
Advocacy

North Carolina Recognized at 2019 Audubon Convention

Audubon members from the Tar Heel State joined more than 600 in Milwaukee to celebrate, advocate for birds.

Why You Shouldn't Feed Pelicans
Coast

Why You Shouldn't Feed Pelicans

They may look hungry, but tossing food scraps to Brown Pelicans does more harm than good.

For One Western North Carolina Landowner, Retirement is for the Birds
Working Lands

For One Western North Carolina Landowner, Retirement is for the Birds

Russell Blevins' commitment to habitat management is good news for the Golden-winged Warblers that share his property with him.

Pelican Banding 101: Mind the Beak
Coast

Pelican Banding 101: Mind the Beak

For Audubon intern London Thompson, banding Brown Pelicans provides lessons in fortitude and a glimpse into the bird's lifecycle.

Discovering the Family Life of Coastal Birds
NEW Coasts

Discovering the Family Life of Coastal Birds

Audubon intern Sylvine Hill gets a glimpse into love, life, and loss at a beach bird sanctuary.

Biology Undergrads Chase Birds, Dreams at Audubon Sanctuary
NEW Coasts

Biology Undergrads Chase Birds, Dreams at Audubon Sanctuary

The Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary at Pine Island serves as a living laboratory for aspiring biologists.